TIBCO Security Advisory: October 12, 2021 - TIBCO JasperReports Server - 2021-35496

TIBCO JasperReports XML Eternal Entity (XXE) vulnerability

Original release date: October 12, 2021
Last revised:
CVE-2021-35496
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Products Affected

  • TIBCO JasperReports Server versions 7.2.1 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server versions 7.5.0 and 7.5.1
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server version 7.8.0
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server version 7.9.0
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server - Community Edition versions 7.8.0 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server - Developer Edition versions 7.9.0 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for AWS Marketplace versions 7.9.0 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for ActiveMatrix BPM versions 7.9.0 and below
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for Microsoft Azure version 7.8.0

The following component is affected:

  • XMLA Connections

Description

The component listed above contains a difficult to exploit vulnerability that allows a low privileged attacker with network access to interfere with XML processing in the affected component. A successful attack using this vulnerability requires human interaction from a person other than the attacker.
 

Impact

Successful execution of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access, as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to a subset of the affected systems data and the ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) on the affected system.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 4.6 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
 

Solution

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

  • TIBCO JasperReports Server versions 7.2.1 and below update to version 7.2.2 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server versions 7.5.0 and 7.5.1 update to version 7.5.2 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server version 7.8.0 update to version 7.8.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server version 7.9.0 update to version 7.9.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server - Community Edition versions 7.8.0 and below update to version 7.8.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server - Developer Edition versions 7.9.0 and below update to version 7.9.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for AWS Marketplace versions 7.9.0 and below update to version 7.9.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for ActiveMatrix BPM versions 7.9.0 and below update to version 7.9.1 or later
  • TIBCO JasperReports Server for Microsoft Azure version 7.8.0 update to version 7.9.1 or later

Acknowledgments

TIBCO would like to extend its appreciation to Dr. Florian Hauser, CODE WHITE GmbH for discovery of this vulnerability.

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