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Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos TM1 is affected by the following Tomcat vulnerabilities: CVE-2014-0075, CVE-2014-0099

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Summary

A vulnerable version of Tomcat is included as part of IBM Cognos TM1.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0075
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of a malformed chunk size as part of a chucked request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93365 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0099
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to check for overflows when parsing content length headers. By sending specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93369 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1.2
IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.0.2
IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.2

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as practical.

IBM Cognos TM1 10.1.1.2 Interim Fix 2
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24038887

IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.0.2 Interim Fix 2
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24038927

IBM Cognos TM1 10.2.2 Fix Pack 2
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24038876

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

December 19, 2014: 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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Document information

More support for: Cognos TM1
TM1

Software version: 10.1.1, 10.2, 10.2.2

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1693076

Modified date: 19 December 2014