Security Bulletin: The Java version bundled with IBM Cognos Express is susceptible to unspecified vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (CVE-2012-0498 and CVE-2012-5081)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The version of Java included with IBM Cognos Express has a reported vulnerability that allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D (CVE-2012-0498) and allows remote attackers to affect availability (CVE-2012-5081).

Vulnerability Details

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
DESCRIPTION:

    The Java Runtime Environment is bundled with IBM Cognos Express. This Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D.

    CVEID: CVE-2012-0498
    CVSS Base Score: 10
    CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/73186 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


DESCRIPTION:
    The Java Runtime Environment is bundled with IBM Cognos Express. This unspecified vulnerability allows remote attackers to affect availability, related to JSSE.

    CVEID: CVE-2012-5081
    CVSS Base Score: 5
    CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79435 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
IBM Cognos Express 10.1, 10.1 FP1


REMEDIATION:
Fix* VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
Cognos_Express_10.1.0.JRE01.zip Download 10.1-BA-CX-Win64-JRE01

Workaround(s):
None known, applies fixes.

Mitigation(s):
None known


REFERENCES:
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0498
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5081

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Change History

29 April 2013: Original Copy 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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Document information


More support for:

Cognos Express

Software version:

10.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1633918

Modified date:

2013-04-29

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