This whitepaper from the Esri Security Standards & Architecture team, presents common mobile deployment patterns with the ArcGIS Platform. It covers both Cloud and on-premises implementations and discusses their security considerations. This 25 page paper is the culmination of input … Continue reading
While we don’t have a habit of announcing when our products are NOT vulnerable to a specific security issue, sometimes IT teams pounce on the panic button (understandably) when they hear about a new critical vulnerability that hit the media mainstream. … Continue reading
We are kicking off the beginning of the year with some significant privacy & security assurance improvements:
We recently patched a Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) vulnerability within Geoportal Server and posted the patch to GitHub. Current 1.2.7 installations should just apply the patch, whereas installations before 1.2.7 will need to upgrade to 1.2.7 and then apply this patch. The … Continue reading
The first set of security patches for ArcGIS Server and Portal for ArcGIS in 2017 were just released. We recommend our customers apply these patches in a timely manner. To be clear, there are separate security patches for ArcGIS Server and … Continue reading
The second security patch for ArcGIS Server in 2016 was released in May, and now the second security patch of Portal for ArcGIS in 2016 is being released (hence the name 2016 Update2). We recommend our customers apply this patch in a timely … Continue reading
Esri has released a significant security update for ArcGIS Server and we recommend our customers apply this patch in a timely manner. Key security patch components are: 1.) Cumulative, containing fixes from the 2016 Update1 Linux security patch (there was … Continue reading
Find out in our newly released ArcGIS Platform SSL/TLS Support and Configuration Briefing. If you have questions about any of the security items in the title of this post and ArcGIS products, whether past versions or current, we suggest you check it out.
NOTE: Even if you don’t know or care about these various acronyms, but you want to ensure the most secure ArcGIS deployment possible, it is worthwhile to check out the briefing for focused, secure architecture and configuration enlightenment based on real-world deployments.
Let us know what you think of this briefing – We have more in the queue and welcome your feedback/suggestions to SecureSoftwareServices@Esri.com.
- The Security Standards & Architecture Team
ArcGIS License Manager is built with a third party software component called Flexera FlexNet Publisher. Recently, a CVE (CVE-2015-8277) was released detailing buffer overflow vulnerabilities associated with Flexera FlexNet Publisher. Esri is providing ArcGIS 10.4 License Manager to resolve these Flexera-based vulnerabilities. Continue reading
We are happy to announce that our update of ArcGIS Online transport encryption certificates to a stronger hashing algorithm will be complete December 2nd, 2015. Specifically, we are transitioning from SHA-1 to SHA-256 certificates (also referred to as SHA-2). Why? … Continue reading