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Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics has addressed multiple vulnerabilities

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Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been addressed in IBM Cognos Analytics.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2010-5312
DESCRIPTION:   jQuery UI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the title parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98696 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-0205
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Thrift is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing untrusted Thrift payload. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169460 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-0210
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Thrift is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds read in a server implemented in Go using TJSONProtocol or TSimpleJSONProtocol. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to panic.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169459 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4377
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cognos Anaytics is vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179156 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2016-7103
DESCRIPTION:   jQuery UI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the dialog function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'closeText' parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119601 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4589
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to privlege escalation where the "My schedules and subscriptions" page is visible and accessible to a less privileged user.
CVSS Base score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167449 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4366
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cognos Analytics is susceptible to an information disclosure vulnerability where an attacker could gain access to cached browser data.
CVSS Base score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/161748 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0 (versions prior to 11.0.13 FP2) 

 

Remediation/Fixes

For IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.x : 

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

Download IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.7.0

 

For IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.x:

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.x is only vulnerable to CVE-2016-7103 and this only applies to versions prior to IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 FP2.

The recommended solution is to apply the latest available version of IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.x.

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 Fix Pack 3

 

 

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

30 Jul 2020: Initial Publication

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Internal Use Only

Advisory Number
ADV0016074 PVR0135450
ADV0018033 PVR0144678
ADV0018482 PVR0147808
ADV0008134 PVR0210208
ADV0022263 PVR0210853
ADV0022846 PVR0213888

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 July 2020

UID

ibm16252853