TIBCO Security Advisory: September 17, 2019 - TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R Server - 2019-11211

TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R Server Running On Linux With Containerized TERR Service Vulnerable To Remote Code Execution

Original release date: September 17, 2019
Last revised:
CVE-2019-11211
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.2.0 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace versions 10.4.0 and 10.5.0

The following component is affected:

  • server

Description

The component listed above contains a vulnerability that theoretically allows an authenticated user to trigger remote code execution in certain circumstances. When the affected component runs with the containerized TERR service on Linux the host can theoretically be tricked into running malicious code.

Impact

The impact of this vulnerability includes the theoretical possibility that an attacker could gain full control of the operating system account hosting the affected component. In addition to the information flowing through the system, the exposed information might include secrets necessary to issue trusted requests to other TIBCO Spotfire servers.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.9 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Solution

TIBCO has released updated versions of the affected systems which address this issue:

  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.2.0 and below update to version 1.2.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace versions 10.4.0 and 10.5.0 update to version 10.5.1 or higher

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