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Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.x interim fixes address a security vulnerability

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Abstract

Cognos Business Intelligence interim fixes address a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 and 10.2.1.

Download Description

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

  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 Interim Fix 11
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Interim Fix 8
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 7
It is recommended that you apply the appropriate fix to all affected environments. After installing the IBM Cognos BI security updater, 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.

Please refer to the Security Bulletin for more details.

Prerequisites

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

  • Cognos BI 10.2 Interim Fix 11 (10.2.0 IF11) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1 Interim Fix 8 (10.2.1 IF8) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 7 (10.2.1.1 IF7) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 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.



Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 AIX 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 109370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 HP-UX Itanium 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 106470000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 Linux pSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 71850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 Linux x86 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 76210000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 Linux zSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 75620000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 Solaris 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 92270000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2 IF11 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 142860000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF11 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 239600000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 AIX 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 117840000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 HP-UX Itanium 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 112140000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Linux pSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 78560000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Linux x86 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 83140000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Linux zSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 82270000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Solaris 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 99800000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 170310000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF8 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 292100000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 AIX 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 123410000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 HP-UX Itanium 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 110590000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Linux pSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 83960000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Linux x86 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 88550000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Linux zSeries 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 87680000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Solaris 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 105260000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 175730000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF7 Windows 08 Dec 2014 Language Independent 297570000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.2, 10.2.1

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

Reference #: 4038861

Modified date: 08 December 2014