Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos TM1 has an undocumented API that a malicious user could use to cause a denial of service to TM1 (CVE-2013-0484)
The IBM Cognos TM1 has an undocumented API that a malicious user could use to cause a denial of service to TM1. IBM Cognos TM1 v 10.1 is impacted.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0484
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cognos TM1 has an undocumented API that if discovered by a malicious user, could be used to send unexpected data to the TM1 server process, causing it to crash. This effectively causes a denial of service until the process is restarted by an administrator.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See X-Force Vulnerability Database below for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
The following versions of IBM Cognos TM1 are impacted:
- IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.0
- IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1
Apply the appropriate fix pack or refresh pack to remediate these issues as per this table.
|IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.0 on Windows||Install Cognos TM1 10.1 FP1 and then IF2|
|IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.0 on Unix and Linux||Install Cognos TM1 10.1 FP1 and then please contact IBM Technical Support to obtain the interim fix.|
|IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1 on all platforms||Download and install IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1 FP1|
WORKAROUND(S): None known, apply fixes
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|Business Analytics||Cognos Business Intelligence and Financial Performance Management||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||Not Applicable||All Editions|