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Security Bulletin: IBM Planning Analytics Spreadsheet Services is affected by security vulnerabilities

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Summary

The Planning Analytics Spreadsheet Services component of IBM Planning Analytics is affected by security vulnerabilties. These have been addressed in IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 - Planning Analytics Spreadsheet Services Release 67.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-23926
DESCRIPTION:   Apache XMLBeans is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML external entity (XXE) error when processing XML data. By sending a specially-crafted XML request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service or obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194818 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29739
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Planning Analytics could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information when a stack trace is returned in the browser.
CVSS Base score: 2.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198846 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Planning Analytics Local 2.0


Remediation/Fixes

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

Download IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0: Planning Analytics Spreadsheet Services Release 67 from Fix Central

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

The vulnerabilities have been addressed on IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and no further action is required.



Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

09 Aug 2021: 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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 August 2021

UID

ibm16479255