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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, 10.2.1, 10.2.1.1 and 10.2.2.

Download Description

The following interim fixes provide important product corrections related to a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2, 10.2.1, 10.2.1.1 and 10.2.2:

  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 Interim Fix 12
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Interim Fix 9
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 8
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 3
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 following 2 Security Bulletins for more details -

Prerequisites

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

  • Cognos BI 10.2 Interim Fix 12 (10.2.0 IF12) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1 Interim Fix 9 (10.2.1 IF9) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 8 (10.2.1.1 IF8) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.2 Interim Fix 3 (10.2.2 IF3) requires that 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.
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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.

Applicable Tech Notes
Fix Pack and Interim Fix Rollback - http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21341204
Customization Considerations When Installing Interim Fixes - http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21632409
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
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 IF12 AIX 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 168790000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 HP-UX Itanium 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 199750000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 Linux pSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 114430000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 Linux x86 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 124850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 Linux zSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 115820000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 Solaris 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 137370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2 IF12 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 173560000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF12 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 292430000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 AIX 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 129300000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 HP-UX Itanium 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 135370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Linux pSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 99860000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Linux x86 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 104440000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Linux zSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 128940000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Solaris 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 113480000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 182190000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF9 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 308590000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 AIX 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 154790000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 HP-UX Itanium 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 186950000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Linux pSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 111480000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Linux x86 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 114850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Linux zSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 113150000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Solaris 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 126600000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 185830000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF8 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 312920000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 AIX 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 231530000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Linux pSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 202290000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Linux x86 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 206650000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Linux zSeries 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 205140000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Solaris 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 215990000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 283760000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF3 Windows 24 Mar 2015 Language Independent 411160000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.2, 10.2.1, 10.2.2

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

Reference #: 4039563

Modified date: 27 March 2015