Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics : IBM Cognos Analytics is affected by CVE-2016-0398
This bulletin addresses a recently discovered content spoofing vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to content spoofing when an attacker familiar with CA can convince a user to click on a malicious link.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112647 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
- IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0
The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as practical.
Workarounds and Mitigations
None known. Apply fixes.
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Sonal Moon
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