TIBCO Rendezvous and EMS components listed below contain a SUID vulnerability which could potentially grant unauthorized root access to an attacker on Unix-based systems.
TIBCO has released updates that address a critical vulnerability in server components of TIBCO Rendezvous and EMS. TIBCO strongly recommends sites running the affected components to install the update or take mitigating action as appropriate.
The following components are affected:
On Unix-based systems a successful attack will result in a privilege escalation to root, granting the attacker full administrative control of the host.
For each affected system, update to the corresponding software versions:
This is strongly recommended.
If an upgrade is not possible, the vulnerability can be completely mitigated by disabling SUID rights for all affected components.