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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 15 (Implemented by file 10.2.1104.510)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Interim Fix 12 (Implemented by file 10.2.5000.506)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 11 (Implemented by file 10.2.5008.512)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Interim Fix 6 (Implemented by file 10.2.6102.502)
Note - Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 has introduced support for a new platform - Linux on System p LE. The file that implements Interim Fix 6 for this platform is 10.2.6102..509.

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 15 (10.2.0 IF15) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1 Interim Fix 12 (10.2.1 IF12) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 11 (10.2.1.1 IF11) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 is already installed
  • Cognos BI 10.2.2 Interim Fix 6 (10.2.2 IF6) 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 IF15 AIX 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 194890000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 HP-UX Itanium 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 235040000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 Linux pSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 133900000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 Linux x86 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 143620000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 Linux zSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 134770000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 Solaris 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 156680000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2 IF15 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 191160000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2 IF15 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 304720000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 AIX 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 157830000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 HP-UX Itanium 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 173560000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Linux pSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 121780000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Linux x86 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 125390000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Linux zSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 124100000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Solaris 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 135220000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 202290000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 IF12 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 336190000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 AIX 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 212480000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 HP-UX Itaniu 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 239080000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Linux pSerie 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 150920000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Linux x86 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 153960000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Linux zSerie 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 152380000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Solaris 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 169850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 221030000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1.1 IF11 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 366690000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 AIX 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 313390000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Linux pSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 270080000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Linux Sys p LE 28 Aug 2015 Language Independent 19190000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Linux x86 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 273410000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Linux zSeries 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 272850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Solaris 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 290490000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 359800000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.2 IF6 Windows 19 Aug 2015 Language Independent 512040000 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 #: 4040519

Modified date: 28 August 2015


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