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TIBCO Security Advisory: March 23, 2021 - TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - 2021-28822
TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Windows Platform Artifact Search vulnerability
Original release date: March 23, 2021
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service versions 8.5.1 and below
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - Community Edition versions 8.5.1 and below
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - Developer Edition versions 8.5.1 and below
The following components are affected:
- Enterprise Message Service Server (tibemsd)
- Enterprise Message Service Central Administration (tibemsca)
- Enterprise Message Service JSON configuration generator (tibemsconf2json)
- Enterprise Message Service C API
The components listed above contain a vulnerability that theoretically allows a low privileged attacker with local access on the Windows operating system to insert malicious software. The affected component can be abused to execute the malicious software inserted by the attacker with the elevated privileges of the component. This vulnerability results from the affected component searching for run-time artifacts outside of the installation hierarchy.
The impact of this vulnerability includes the possibility of an attacker gaining full access to the Windows operating system at the privilege level of the affected component.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.8 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
TIBCO has released updated versions of the affected systems which address this issue:
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service versions 8.5.1 and below update to version 8.6.0 or higher
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - Community Edition versions 8.5.1 and below update to version 8.6.0 or higher
- TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - Developer Edition versions 8.5.1 and below update to version 8.6.0 or higher
TIBCO would like to extend its appreciation to Will Dormann of CERT/CC for discovery of this vulnerability.