TIBCO Security Advisory: November 6, 2018 - TIBCO Rendezvous

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • TIBCO Rendezvous® versions 8.4.5 and below
  • TIBCO Rendezvous® Developer Edition versions 8.4.5 and below
  • TIBCO Rendezvous® for z/Linux versions 8.4.5 and below
  • TIBCO Rendezvous® for z/OS versions 8.4.5 and below
  • TIBCO Rendezvous® Network Server versions 1.1.2 and below
  • TIBCO Substation ES™ versions 2.12.0 and below

What is the impact of these vulnerabilities?

For detailed information on the vulnerability, please see the security advisory.

Which customers are affected?

These issues affect all customers using the above product versions.

Where can I get software updates?

Customers with current maintenance for the affected products can obtain product updates through their standard TIBCO fulfillment channel, via the Community site, or via the AWS Marketplace as appropriate.

How will customers who receive TIBCO software via OEM partners be affected?

Customers of OEM partners can receive new versions and hot fixes from their OEM partners. Please contact your OEM partner for updates.

Can I get the software update if I am not current on maintenance, if I do not have access to the download site or access to TIBCO Support?

Please contact us through this online form, and we will get in touch with you. Please reference CASE ID: 01647666 in your communication to indicate the context of your request.

What is TIBCO doing to prevent future security issues?

TIBCO takes security very seriously. We perform rigorous testing for every product release, as well as code audits, structured walkthroughs and peer reviews. TIBCO has identified security vulnerabilities in products during internal testing and reviews and corrected them prior to release. TIBCO constantly evaluates and augments its security measures and will continue to do so.

Where can I get more information?

Product advisories can be accessed from the Security Advisories for TIBCO Products web page.

Customers with a current maintenance contract with TIBCO can log a case with TIBCO Global Support (please refer to the service request identifier listed above) and then call your support telephone number. Maintenance customers can also view product-specific Late Breaking News through the TIBCO Support Web.

TIBCO Rendezvous®

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Rendezvous versions 8.4.5 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Rendezvous versions 8.4.5 and below update to version 8.4.6 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Rendezvous?

Products that include TIBCO Rendezvous:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Database
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Files for Unix and Windows
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for IBM i
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for LDAP
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Oracle Tuxedo
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for SAP Solutions
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Siebel
  • TIBCO® Adapter SDK
  • TIBCO® API Exchange
  • TIBCO® API Exchange Gateway
  • TIBCO BusinessConnect™
  • TIBCO BusinessWorks™ Workflow
  • TIBCO® Fulfillment Order Management
  • TIBCO Hawk®
  • TIBCO InConcert®
  • TIBCO iProcess® Engine

TIBCO Rendezvous® Developer Edition

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Rendezvous Developer Edition versions 8.4.5 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Rendezvous Developer Edition versions 8.4.5 and below update to version 8.4.6 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

TIBCO Rendezvous® for z/Linux

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Rendezvous for z/Linux versions 8.4.5 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Rendezvous for z/Linux versions 8.4.5 and below update to version 8.4.6 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Rendezvous for z/Linux?

Products that include TIBCO Rendezvous for z/Linux:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ for z/Linux
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for Files for z/Linux
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for LDAP for z/Linux

TIBCO Rendezvous® for z/OS

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Rendezvous for z/OS versions 8.4.5 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Rendezvous for z/OS versions 8.4.5 and below update to version 8.4.6 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

TIBCO Rendezvous® Network Server

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Rendezvous Network Server versions 1.1.2 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Rendezvous Network Server versions 1.1.2 and below update to version 1.1.3 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Rendezvous Network Server?

Products that include TIBCO Rendezvous Network Server:

  • TIBCO FTL Rendezvous® Network Server

TIBCO Substation ES™

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Substation ES versions 2.12.0 and below

Which components are affected?

  • Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Routing Daemon (rvrsd)
  • Rendezvous Secure Daemon (rvsd)
  • Rendezvous Cache (rvcache)
  • Rendezvous Daemon Manager (rvdm)

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For TIBCO Substation ES versions 2.12.0 and below update to version 2.12.1 or higher.

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

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