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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics has addressed a Security Vulnerability

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This Security Bulletin addresses a security vulnerability that has been remediated in IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4716
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics is vulnerable to a configuration overwrite that allows an unauthenticated user to login as "admin", and then execute code as root or SYSTEM via TM1 scripting.
CVSS Base score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.0 - 2.0.8


The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as possible:

Downloading IBM Planning Analytics 2.0.9

Workarounds and Mitigations


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CVE-2019-4716 was reported to IBM by Pedro Ribeiro from Agile Information Security

Change History

17 Dec 2019: Initial Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


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Internal Use Only

ADV0020425 / PVR0201015
[VU#841491] - IBM Planning Analytics / Cognos TM1 vulnerability report   

Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
11 February 2020