TIBCO Security Advisory: April 20, 2021 - TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition - 2021-28829

TIBCO Administrator CSV injection vulnerability

Original release date: April 20, 2021
Last revised:
CVE-2021-28829
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Products Affected

  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition versions 5.10.2 and below
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.10.2 and below
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.10.2 and below
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1

The following component is affected:

  • Administration GUI

Description

The component listed above contains an easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a low privileged attacker with network access to execute a persistent CSV injection attack from the affected system. A successful attack using this vulnerability requires human interaction from a person other than the attacker.

Impact

Successful execution of this vulnerability provides the attacker with the ability to exploit the inherent trust an end-user has in the affected system and may allow an attacker to:- Infect end users with viruses or malware- Gain control over an end-user's computer and execute operating system commands- Steal sensitive information- Forge, spoof or modify data that appears to be generated by the affected system.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Solution

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

  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition versions 5.10.2 and below update to version 5.10.3 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1 update to version 5.11.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.10.2 and below update to version 5.10.3 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1 update to version 5.11.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.10.2 and below update to version 5.10.3 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.11.0 and 5.11.1 update to version 5.11.2 or higher

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