Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos TM1 has cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the TM1 Web component (CVE-2012-6350)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Cognos TM1 Web component contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. IBM Cognos TM1 v 9.4, 9.5 and 10.1 are impacted.

Vulnerability Details

ULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE ID: CVE-2012-6350

DESCRIPTION: The IBM Cognos TM1 Web component contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability, such that it could be vulnerable to maliciously crafted javascript or HTML.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80670 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS:

The following versions of IBM Cognos TM1 are impacted:

  • IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.0
  • IBM Cognos TM1 9.5.0, 9.5.1 and 9.5.2
  • IBM Cognos TM1 9.4.1 and earlier releases


REMEDIATION: Apply the appropriate fix pack or refresh pack to remediate these issues as per this table.


Product Version Remediation
IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 Either install the following fix pack
Download Cognos TM1 10.1 FP1

Or upgrade to IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 RP1
Download IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1

IBM Cognos TM1 9.5 Download Cognos TM1 9.5.2 FP3
IBM Cognos TM1 9.5.0, 9.5.1 Download IBM Cognos TM1 9.5.2
and then
Download Cognos TM1 9.5.2 FP3
IBM Cognos TM1 9.4.1 and earlier versions No fix is available, we recommend you upgrade to one of the above supported releases.



WORKAROUND(S): None known, apply fixes

MITIGATION(S):
  • It is feasible to not use TM1 web as a client for TM1 in which case you should ensure that it is either not installed or configured and/or not available as a web application.
  • If using TM1 web as a client - None known – please apply the higher versions as described above.

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References

Related information

*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 information


More support for:

Cognos TM1
TM1

Software version:

9.4, 9.5, 10.1.0

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1621782

Modified date:

2013-01-14

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