Improper Authentication in TIBCO EBX

Published: 2021-10-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-35498
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Server applications / Other server solutions

TIBCO Product and Service Catalog powered by TIBCO EBX
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor TIBCO

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU57347

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-35498

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure login mechanism in the TIBCO EBX Web Server component. A remote attacker can enter a password other than the legitimate password and it will be accepted as valid.


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Vulnerable software versions

TIBCO EBX: 5.8.123, 5.9.3, 5.9.4, 5.9.5, 5.9.6, 5.9.7, 5.9.8, 5.9.9, 5.9.10, 5.9.11, 5.9.12, 5.9.13, 5.9.14, 6.0.0, 6.0.1

TIBCO Product and Service Catalog powered by TIBCO EBX: 1.0.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.