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Cognos Controller 10.2.1 FP2 Interim Fix 1

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Abstract

Cognos Controller 10.2.1 FP2 Interim Fix 1 addresses security vulnerabilities found in IBM Cognos Controller 10.2.1 releases.

Download Description

Cognos Controller 10.2.1 FP2 Interim Fix 1 (implemented by file 10.2.5120.1004) provides important product corrections related to security and should be applied to all Cognos Controller 10.2.1 installations at your earliest convenience.


Please refer to the Security Bulletins below for more details:

Vulnerability in Diffie-Hellman ciphers affects IBM Cognos Controller (CVE-2015-4000)

IBM Cognos Controller is affected by multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-1789, CVE-2015-1790, CVE-2015-1792, CVE-2015-2625, CVE-2015-4748, CVE-2015-4749)

Prerequisites

This interim fix requires that Cognos Controller 10.2.1 is already installed. An existing installation may optionally include earlier fix packs or interim fixes for Cognos Controller 10.2.1. Our interim fixes are cumulative by design. Hence Cognos Controller 10.2.1 FP2 Interim Fix 1 includes all updates from earlier Cognos Controller 10.2.1 fix packs and interim fixes.

Installation Instructions

To Install an Interim Fix on Microsoft® 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. Stop Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager (the Default Web Site).
5. Shut down the IBM Cognos Controller Consolidation COM+ application through Component Services.
6. Stop the following services through the Services Manager (if you do not stop them before the installation you will be prompted when installing):
- IBM Cognos
- IBM Cognos Controller Batch Service
- IBM Cognos Controller Consolidation
- IBM Cognos Controller Java Proxy
- IBM Cognos Controller User Manager
- IBM Cognos FAP Service
7. Back up the content store database.
8. If your IBM Cognos Controller environment is customized, back up the entire IBM Cognos Controller location.
9. Go to the location where you downloaded and extracted the files.
10. Go to the win64h directory and double-click the issetup.exe file.
11. Follow the directions in the installation wizard, installing in the same location as your existing IBM Cognos Controller server components.
The issetup program prompts you to allow the interim fix to create a backup copy in the installation folder before copying new files.
12. Open IBM Cognos Configuration, save the configuration, and then start the IBM Cognos service.
Start the following services:
- IBM Cognos Controller Batch Service
- IBM Cognos Controller Consolidation
- IBM Cognos Controller Java Proxy
- IBM Cognos Controller User Manager
- IBM Cognos FAP Service
13. If you have a distributed environment, repeat these steps for all remaining IBM Cognos Controller servers.
14. Start the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager (the Default Web Site).
15. Start the components Services IBMCOGNOSCONTROLLER.

Notes:

  • When you apply the IBM Cognos Controller 10.2.1 FP2 update, the Cognos Controller COM+ application (IBM Cognos Controller Consolidation) may be recreated. After the update you must then specify the COM+ account information in Cognos Controller Configuration.
  • IBM DB2 is affected by a problem with the handling of certain SSL messages. If you are using DB2, you need to upgrade to the latest fix pack. Please find the fix pack download and security bulletin details here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671732.
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Change history

1 December 2015: Original version published

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Document information

More support for: Cognos Controller
Controller

Software version: 10.2.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 4041250

Modified date: 05 October 2016