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Security Bulletin: A Security Vulnerability exist in IBM Cognos TM1

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A vulnerability has been addressed for PM Hub config exposed via web interface

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0381
IBM TM1 Cognos is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an administrator blanking-out a value called "AdminGroups" in the IBM Cognos Performance Management Hub configuration page at host/pmhub/pm/admin page under the security settings node. Once blanked-out, other users with knowledge of the URL can gain access to the configuration page, enter a non-blank value and prevent further access to the configuration.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.2


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

Cognos TM1 10.2.2 Fix Pack 5


Cognos TM1 10.2.2 FP5  IF1


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Document Information

Modified date:
24 February 2020