This bulletin addresses a security vulnerability that has been fixed in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.2 and IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 FP1.
A Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability could allow attackers to inject code into a GET statement when importing visualizations. This has been addressed in the latest available updates.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158335 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
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 Cognos Analytics 11.1.1
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.0
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0
The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate fix IBM Cognos Analytics as soon as practical.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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23 May 2019: Original Version Published
*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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23 May 2019