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Security Bulletin: Cognos BI Server is affected by the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2014-0107, CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0096, CVE-2014-0099, CVE-2014-0119, CVE-2014-0878, CVE-2014-0460

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Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tomcat, XalanJ and the IBM JRE that were reported in late May, 2014.

Vulnerability Details


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0107
DESCRIPTION: Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the secure processing feature to load arbitrary restricted classes.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92023 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0224
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the use of weak keying material in SSL/TLS clients and servers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted handshake to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to decrypt and modify traffic.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0075
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of a malformed chunk size as part of a chucked request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93365 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)



CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0095
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of an AJP request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume a request processing thread and cause a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93366 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0096
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data by the default server. By sending specially-crafted XML data, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93367 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)



CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0099
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to check for overflows when parsing content length headers. By sending specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93369 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0119
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the replacement of the XML parsers used to process XSLTs for the default servlet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted application to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93368 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0878
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers potentially allows an attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Workarounds & Mitigation section below for additional information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91084 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0460
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JNDI component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92482 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.2.1.1
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.2.1
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.2
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.1.1
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.1
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 8.4.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as practical.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known.

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Change History

11 September 2014: Original Publish Date
3 November 2014: Cognos BI 8.4.1 IF7 download link added

*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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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21682740