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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 13 (Implemented by file 10.2.1104.1044)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Interim Fix 10 (Implemented by file 10.2.5000.1153)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 9 (Implemented by file 10.2.5006.1016)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 4 (Implemented by file 10.2.6100.1050)
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 Bulletins for more details -

Prerequisites

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

  • Cognos BI 10.2 Interim Fix 13 (10.2.0 IF13) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1 Interim Fix 10 (10.2.1 IF10) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 9 (10.2.1.1 IF9) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.2 Interim Fix 4 (10.2.2 IF4) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 is already installed

These Interim Fixes are compatible with all Fix Packs and Interim Fixes that have previously been made available for these releases.

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 32-bit 10.2 IF13 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 82470000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF13 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 182720000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 IF10 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 103680000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF10 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 215680000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1.1 IF9 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 103680000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF9 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 215690000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 AIX 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 138760000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Linux pSeries 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 122110000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Linux x86 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 120940000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Linux zSeries 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 121720000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Solaris 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 130770000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 226240000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF4 Windows 02 Apr 2015 Language Independent 358970000 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 #: 4039726

Modified date: 02 April 2015