TIBCO Security Advisory: November 6, 2018 - TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository

TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository Vulnerable to CSRF Attacks

Original release date: November 6, 2018
Last revised:
CVE-2018-12413
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository - Community Edition version 1.0.0
  • TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository - Enterprise Edition version 1.0.0

The following components are affected:

  • Schema repository server (tibschemad)

Description

The component listed above contains a vulnerability which may allow an attacker to perform cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.

Impact

The impact of this vulnerability includes the theoretical possibility that an attacker could gain full access to the configuration of message schemas used with an Apache Kafka deployment. With such access, the attacker could also configure Apache Kafka communications to fail.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.5 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Solution

TIBCO has released updated versions of the affected components which address these issues.

For each affected system, update to the corresponding software versions:

  • TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository - Community Edition version 1.0.0 update to version 1.0.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Messaging - Apache Kafka Distribution - Schema Repository - Enterprise Edition version 1.0.0 update to version 1.0.1 or higher

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