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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 14 (Implemented by file 10.2.1104.509)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Interim Fix 11 (Implemented by file 10.2..5000.1156)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 10 (Implemented by file 10.2.5007.509)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 5 (Implemented by file 10.2.6101.506)
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.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.x Security Interim Fixes are now cumulative. The updater files provided contain all the security fixes applicable to 10.2.x releases made available since January 2015. The updater files identified in the Download section can be applied if security fixes made available previously (including those available since January 2015) have already been installed.

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 14 (10.2.0 IF14) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1 Interim Fix 11 (10.2.1 IF11) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 10 (10.2.1.1 IF10) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.2 Interim Fix 5 (10.2.2 IF5) 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 64-bit 10.2 IF14 AIX 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 189760000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 HP-UX Itanium 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 229890000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 Linux pSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 128780000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 Linux x86 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 138490000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 Linux zSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 129630000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 Solaris 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 151550000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2 IF14 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 185580000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF14 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 298610000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 AIX 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 150360000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 HP-UX Itanium 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 166050000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Linux pSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 114320000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Linux x86 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 117940000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Linux zSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 142840000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Solaris 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 127750000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 194410000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF11 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 327840000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 AIX 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 184160000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 HP-UX Itaniu 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 226730000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Linux pSerie 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 134080000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Linux x86 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 136510000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Linux zSerie 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 135190000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Solaris 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 149010000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 202090000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF10 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 344180000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 AIX 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 304670000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Linux pSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 261370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Linux x86 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 264700000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Linux zSeries 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 264140000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Solaris 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 281780000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 350660000 FC
Cognos Bi Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF5 Windows 26 Jun 2015 Language Independent 502420000 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 #: 4040114

Modified date: 26 June 2015