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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics Workspace is affected by security vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


The Planning Analytics Workspace component of IBM Planning Analytics is affected by vulnerabilities These have been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 65.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20580
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics could be vulnerable to cross-site request forgery (CSRF) which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20477
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics Local is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics 2.0


The recommended solution is to apply the most recent security update:

Download IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Workspace Release 65 from Fix Central.

This Security Bulletin is applicable to IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 (Local).

The vulnerability has been addressed on IBM Planning Analytics Cloud and no further action is required.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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CVE-2021-20477: This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Matt Byrne (Perspective Risk)

Change History

28 June,2021 Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
28 June 2021