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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 18 (Implemented by file 10.1.4801.515)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1 Interim Fix 17 (Implemented by file 10.1.6305.505)

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 18 (10.1 IF18) requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 (i.e. 10.1.0) is already installed.
  • Cognos BI 10.1.1 Interim Fix 17 (10.1.1 IF17) 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 IF18 AIX 02 May 2016 Language Independent 172670000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 AIX 02 May 2016 Language Independent 192560000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 HP-UX Itanium 02 May 2016 Language Independent 175370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 HP-UX Itanium 02 May 2016 Language Independent 200980000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 HP-UX PA-RISC 02 May 2016 Language Independent 160550000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 HP-UX PA-RISC 02 May 2016 Language Independent 186940000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux pSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 120580000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux pSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 133980000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux x86 02 May 2016 Language Independent 133280000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux x86 02 May 2016 Language Independent 146710000 FC
Cognos BI Server 31-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux zSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 122830000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 Linux zSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 136630000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 Solaris 02 May 2016 Language Independent 140730000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 Solaris 02 May 2016 Language Independent 156580000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1 IF18 Windows 02 May 2016 Language Independent 194270000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1 IF18 Windows 02 May 2016 Language Independent 276880000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 AIX 02 May 2016 Language Independent 242730000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 AIX 02 May 2016 Language Independent 275530000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 HP-UX Itanium 02 May 2016 Language Independent 253600000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 HP-UX Itanium 02 May 2016 Language Independent 304510000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 HP-UX PA-RISC 02 May 2016 Language Independent 245390000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 HP-UX PA-RISC 02 May 2016 Language Independent 280460000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux pSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 195040000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux pSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 225320000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux x86 02 May 2016 Language Independent 209030000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux x86 02 May 2016 Language Independent 231370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 31-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux zSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 165460000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Linux zSeries 02 May 2016 Language Independent 187370000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Solaris 02 May 2016 Language Independent 218190000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Solaris 02 May 2016 Language Independent 243670000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Windows 02 May 2016 Language Independent 294130000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.1.1 IF17 Windows 02 May 2016 Language Independent 383920000 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 #: 4041904

Modified date: 05 October 2016