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Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.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 10.1 and 10.1.1.

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The following interim fixes provide important product corrections related to a security vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 and 10.1.1.

  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Interim Fix 14 (Implemented by file 10.1.4801.504)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1 Interim Fix 13 (Implemented by file 10.1.6305.506)

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.x Security Interim Fixes are now cumulative. The updater files provided contain all the security fixes applicable to 10.1.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.


It is recommended that you apply the appropriate fix to all affected environments at your earliest convenience.

Please refer to the Security Bulletin for more details.

Prerequisites

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

  • Cognos BI 10.1 Interim Fix 14 (10.1 IF14) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 (i.e. 10.1.0) is already installed.
  • Cognos BI 10.1.1 Interim Fix 13 (10.1.1 IF13) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1 (i.e. 10.1.1) 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 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.
  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


Download package

It is recommended that you install the latest available interim fix.


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 AIX 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 163880000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 AIX 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 183590000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 HP-UX Itanium 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 166270000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 HP-UX Itanium 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 191540000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 HP-UX PA-RISC 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 152630000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 HP-UX PA-RISC 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 177820000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux pSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 111760000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux pSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 125240000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux x86 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 124450000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux x86 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 137660000 FC
Cognos BI Server 31-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux zSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 113970000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 Linux zSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 127440000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 Solaris 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 132830000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 Solaris 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 148450000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF14 Windows 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 197450000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF14 Windows 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 298710000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 AIX 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 215880000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 AIX 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 246210000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 HP-UX Itanium 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 226650000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 HP-UX Itanium 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 272770000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 HP-UX PA-RISC 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 222540000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 HP-UX PA-RISC 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 254610000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux pSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 171600000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux pSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 200370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux x86 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 184470000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux x86 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 204170000 FC
Cognos BI Server 31-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux zSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 141050000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Linux zSeries 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 160980000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Solaris 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 193100000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Solaris 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 216130000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Windows 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 260690000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF13 Windows 10 Jul 2015 Language Independent 367760000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.1, 10.1.1

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

Reference #: 4040116

Modified date: 10 July 2015