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PM87832: DPR-ERR-2079 FIREWALL SECURITY REJECTION ERROR WHEN XSS ENABLED IN CAF

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Excel csv view of a report running within a Cognos Content
    Viewer throws a Cognos CAF error.  View excel 2007 Data, 2007
    Format  and Excel 2002 Format  work fine.  However, viewing the
    same report in Excel  csv throws:  DPR-ERR-2079 Firewall
    Security Rejection. Your request was rejected by the security
    firewall.    CAF rejection details are available in the log.
    Please contact your administrator.   It is possible to view the
    same report in csv format by running it  directly.  Running the
    same report as a target within a Cognos Content Viewer dashboard
    and then selecting to view the report in Excel csv format, using
    the Cognos Toolbar, fails .
    

Local fix

  • Turn off XSS checking in Cognos Configuration
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Users                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack  *
    * 1                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code Fix
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM87832

  • Reported component name

    COG INSTALL CON

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12IC

  • Reported release

    A11

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-25

  • Closed date

    2013-09-13

  • Last modified date

    2013-09-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    COG ADMINISTRAT

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12AD

Applicable component levels

  • RA21 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 September 2013