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Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 2 Addresses a Security Vulnerability

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Abstract

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 2 addresses a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2.

Download Description

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 2 provides an important product correction related to a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2.

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.

The files that implement this Interim Fix are 10.2.6100.1010 on the platforms listed in the Download section.

Please refer to the Security Bulletin for more details.

Prerequisites

This interim fix requires that IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 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.

Some browsers might change the downloaded file type from .tar.gz to a file type not recognized by the operating system. To correct this, change the file type back to tar.gz. Use of Download Director will prevent inadvertent renaming of files at download. 

To Install an Interim Fix on Linux or UNIX
  1. Copy the interim fix to the appropriate operating system.
  2. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the interim fix installation 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.
    A special note for consideration: If using an application server other than the Tomcat/Liberty which shipped with your Cognos installation media, you will need to generate and deploy a new EAR/WAR file to make this update effective.
  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.
    A special note for consideration: If using an application server other than the Tomcat/Liberty which shipped with your Cognos installation media, you will need to generate and deploy a new EAR/WAR file to make this update effective.
  5. Apply the interim fix to all installations.
URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
Cognos BI Installation and Configuration Guide 10.2.2 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 10.2.2 IF2 AIX 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 18200000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Linux pSeries 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 12920000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Linux x86 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 12450000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Linux zSeries 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 12450000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Solaris 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 15790000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Windows 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 14550000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF2 Windows 09 Jan 2015 Language Independent 18580000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.2.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 4039155

Modified date: 09 January 2015