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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Cognos Command Center (CVE-2019-2602)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 8 used by IBM Cognos Command Center. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January and April 2019.

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether additional Java vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities, refer to the "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin", located in the References section for more information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-2602
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Embedded Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a high availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/159698 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4.1 (FP1)

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the applicable version of the IBM JRE 8.0.5.35 to  your version of IBM Cognos Command Center.

The fixes can be found here: 

IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4.1. (FP1) (64-bit IBM JRE) 
IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4 (32-bit IBM JRE)

Please follow the instructions for your version of Cognos Command Center.


For IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4.1. (FP1) (64-bit IBM JRE):
Step 1:
Download the 64 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: ibm-java-jre-80-win-x86_64.zip, Size: 164.4MB, Build: pwa6480sr5fp35-20190418_01(SR5 FP35)).
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.

For IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4 (32-bit IBM JRE):

For Microsoft Windows servers where the Agent or the Server component is installed please follow this procedure:
Step 1:
Download the 32 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: ibm-java-jre-80-win-i386.zip, Size: 137.6MB, Build: pwi3280sr5fp35-20190418_01(SR5 FP35)).
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-jre-80-win-i386.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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References

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Change History

18 June 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.

Disclaimer

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Internal Use Only

Advisory: 16133
Product Record: 135940

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 June 2019

UID

ibm10886239