A specific usage scenario of IBM Cognos Disclosure Management could allow an Excel Macro execution on the client machine.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cognos Disclosure Management could allow a remote attacker to insert a specially crafted Macro inside an exported CSV file.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117536 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
Cognos Disclosure Management 10.2.0 - 10.2.6
Workarounds and Mitigations
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Vulnerability reported to IBM by Ary Dobrovolskiy, Penetration Tester & Cyber Security Consultant, Citadel Consulting.
Original Publish Date: October 20, 2016
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30 August 2019