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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Cognos Command Center

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition, Version 8 that is used by IBM Cognos Command Center. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK update for July 2021 and April 2021 as well as CVE-2020-14782 (defered from October 2020 IBM Java SDK update).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14782
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190100 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2369
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Library component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205796 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-2021-2341
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205768 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2161
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/200290 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4.1


Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply IBM JRE 8.0.6.35 to  your version of IBM Cognos Command Center.

The fixes can be found here:

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4.1 JRE 80SR6FP35



Installation Instructions:


For IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4.1


Step 1:
Download the 64 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: ibm-java-jre-80-win-x86_64.zip, Build: pwa6480sr6fp35-20210714_01 (SR6FP35)
Step 2:
Stop the CccServer, CccQueue and CccAgent Microsoft Windows services.
Step 3:
Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0 directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0.orig
Step 4:
Unpack the content of the ibm-java-sdk-80-win-x86_64.zip file to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0
Step 5:
Start the CccAgent, CccQueue and CccServer Microsoft Windows services.
Step 6:
Validate the installation by testing the connectivity to the agent using the CCC Client.



Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 Oct 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2021

UID

ibm16491161