TIBCO Security Advisory: March 6, 2019 - TIBCO JasperReports Server - 2019-8986

TIBCO JasperReports Server XML Entity Expansion Vulnerability

Original release date: March 6, 2019
Last revised:
CVE-2019-8986
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO JasperReports® Server versions 6.3.4 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports® Server versions 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, and 6.4.3
  • TIBCO JasperReports® Server for ActiveMatrix® BPM versions 6.4.3 and below

The following component is affected:

  • SOAP API

Description

The component listed above contains a vulnerability that may allow a malicious authenticated user to copy text files from the host operating system.

Impact

The impact of this vulnerability includes the theoretical possibility of accessing the contents of any text file on the file system that is accessible to the operating system account running the affected component. Depending on how affected system is deployed, credentials to access other systems might be revealed.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.7 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

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 JasperReports® Server versions 6.3.4 and below update to version 6.3.5 or higher
  • TIBCO JasperReports® Server versions 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, and 6.4.3 update to version 6.4.4 or higher
  • TIBCO JasperReports® Server for ActiveMatrix® BPM versions 6.4.3 and below update to version 6.4.4 or higher

Acknowledgments

TIBCO would like to extend its appreciation to Julien Szlamowicz and Sebastien Dudek of Synacktiv for discovery of this vulnerability.

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