TIBCO Security Advisory: June 29, 2021 - TIBCO Spotfire - 2021-28830

TIBCO Spotfire Windows Platform Artifact Search vulnerability

Original release date: June 29, 2021
Last revised:
CVE-2021-28830
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Products Affected

  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.2.4 and below
  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.3.0 and 1.3.1
  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.4.0, 1.5.0, and 1.6.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace versions 11.3.0 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 10.3.12 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 10.4.0, 10.5.0, 10.6.0, 10.6.1, 10.7.0, 10.8.0, 10.8.1, 10.9.0, 10.10.0, 10.10.1, 10.10.2, 10.10.3, and 10.10.4
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, and 11.3.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 10.3.0 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 10.10.0, 10.10.1, and 10.10.2
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 11.1.0, 11.2.0, and 11.3.0

The following components are affected:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Server
  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R

Description

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.

Impact

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)

Solution

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

  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.2.4 and below update to version 1.2.5 or later
  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.3.0 and 1.3.1 update to version 1.3.2 or later
  • TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R - Server Edition versions 1.4.0, 1.5.0, and 1.6.0 update to version 1.7.0 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace versions 11.3.0 and below update to version 11.4.0 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 10.3.12 and below update to version 10.3.13 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 10.4.0, 10.5.0, 10.6.0, 10.6.1, 10.7.0, 10.8.0, 10.8.1, 10.9.0, 10.10.0, 10.10.1, 10.10.2, 10.10.3, and 10.10.4 update to version 10.10.5 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server versions 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, and 11.3.0 update to version 11.4.0 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 10.3.0 and below update to version 10.3.1 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 10.10.0, 10.10.1, and 10.10.2 update to version 10.10.3 or later
  • TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services versions 11.1.0, 11.2.0, and 11.3.0 update to version 11.4.0 or later

Acknowledgments

TIBCO would like to extend its appreciation to Will Dormann of CERT/CC for discovery of this vulnerability.

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