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Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2.x interim fixes address a security vulnerability

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Abstract

Cognos Metrics Manager interim fixes address a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2 and 10.2.1.

Download Description

The following interim fixes provide important product corrections related to a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2 and 10.2.1:

  • IBM Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2 Interim Fix 1
  • IBM Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2.1 Interim Fix 1
These should be applied when Cognos Metrics Manager is NOT installed in same location as Cognos Business Intelligence for these versions.
For more information, see Security Bulletin

In cases where Cognos Metrics Manager is installed in the same location as Cognos Business Intelligence for these versions, the following Cognos Business Intelligence interim fixes also update Cognos Metrics Manager:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037870

After installing the Cognos Metrics Manager interim fix, follow the instructions in Updating the IBM Cognos gateway after security kit installation. It is important to update the IBM Cognos BI gateway as there could be a potential mix of 32 bit and 64 bit libraries resulting in errors when accessing the gateway.

It is recommended that you apply the appropriate fix to all affected environments at your earliest convenience.

Prerequisites

These interim fixes require the following releases are installed as prerequisites:

  • Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2 Interim Fix 1 requires that Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2.0 is already installed.
  • Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2.1 Interim Fix 1 requires that Cognos Metrics Manager 10.2.1 is already installed.

Installation Instructions

To download an interim fix

1. Review the prerequisites.
2. Download the appropriate compressed tar file using the links in the Download package section.
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To install an interim fix on Linux or UNIX

  1. Copy the downloaded interim fix to the appropriate operating system.
  2. Change to the directory where you have copied the downloaded interim fix image.
  3. Enter the following command: gunzip <filename> .tar.gz | tar xvf –
  4. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  5. Follow the installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  6. Apply the interim fix to all installations.
Note: GNU Zip can be obtained from www.gzip.org and GNU tar can be obtained from www.gnu.org/software/tar . 

To install an interim fix on Windows
  1. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the interim fix.
  2. Using your file compress and decompress utility, decompress the .tar.gz file. If you are using WinZip, select the option "use folder names".
  3. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  4. Follow the installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  5. Apply the interim fix to all installations.
URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
Cognos BI Installation and Configuration Guide 10.2 Language Independent 7000
Cognos BI Installation and Configuration Guide 10.2.1 Language Independent 7000

Download package

It is recommended that you install the latest generally available interim fix.


Problems solved

These interim fixes resolve Common Vulnerability and Exposure CVE-2014-0224.


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 AIX 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 502000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 HP-UX Itani 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 602000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 Linux pSeri 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 404000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 Linux x86 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 407000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 Solaris 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 460000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 32-bit 10.2 IF1 Windows 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 467000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2 IF1 Windows 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 600000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 AIX 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 627000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 HP-UX Ita 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 744000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 Linux pSe 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 511000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 Linux x86 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 517000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 Solaris 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 547000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 32-bit 10.2.1 IF1 Windows 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 532000000 FC
Cognos Metrics Manager 64-bit 10.2.1 IF1 Windows 15 Aug 2014 Language Independent 712000000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence
Metrics Studio

Software version: 10.2, 10.2.1

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

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 4038064

Modified date: 16 August 2014