TIBCO Security Advisory: March 26, 2019 - TIBCO Spotfire Data Science - 2019-8988

TIBCO Spotfire Data Science Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Original release date: March 26, 2019
Last revised:
CVE-2019-8988
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO Data Science for AWS versions 6.4.0 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Data Science versions 6.4.0 and below

The following component is affected:

  • application server

Description

The component listed above contains a vulnerability that theoretically allows a user to escalate their privileges on the affected system, in a way that may allow for data modifications and deletions that should be denied.

Impact

The impact of this vulnerability includes the theoretical possibility that a malicious actor could modify or delete data on the system that they should not be able to change, affecting the output that others might see.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Solution

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

  • TIBCO Data Science for AWS versions 6.4.0 and below upgrade to version 6.4.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Data Science versions 6.4.0 and below upgrade to version 6.4.1 or higher

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