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Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

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Summary

This bulletin addresses several security vulnerabilities that are fixed in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.8.0 GA as well as 11.0.7.0 and 11.0.6.0 Interim Fixes

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1783
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cognos Analytics could allow a local user to change parameters set from the Cognos Analytics menus without proper authentication.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136857 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1779
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cognos Analytics could store cached credentials locally that could be obtained by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136824 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1784
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cognos Analytics could produce results in temporary files that contain highly sensitive information that can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/136858 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Analytics Version 11.0.0.0 to 11.0.7.0

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

Original Version Published: 24 January 2018

*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 Analytics

Software version: 11.0, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 11.0.3, 11.0.4, 11.0.5, 11.0.6, 11.0.7

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2011561

Modified date: 24 January 2018


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