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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Security exposure in IBM Cognos Incentive
Compensation Management (CVE-2014-0107)
23 June 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Cognos Incentive Compensation Management
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0107
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Security Bulletin: Security exposure in IBM Cognos Incentive Compensation
More support for:
Cognos Incentive Compensation Management
7.2.1, 7.3.0, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4
There is a security vulnerability whereby a remote attacker could bypass
security restrictions in Apache Xalan-Java within IBM Cognos Incentive
Compensation Management 8.x and 7.x.
CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0107
DESCRIPTION: Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass
security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the secure processing
feature to load arbitrary restricted classes.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92023 for more
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cognos Incentive Compensation Management 8.x and 7.x
The recommended solution is to download and install the following applicable
fix packs available via fix central.
These fix packs are available via Fix Central.
Workarounds and Mitigations
None known. Apply fix pack.
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
June 16, 2014 Original Copy Published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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