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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0382
          Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Version 6 affects IBM
                         Cognos Business Viewpoint
                             16 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-4872  

Reference:         ASB-2015.0103

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21975800

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Version 6 affects IBM
Cognos Business Viewpoint  (CVE-2015-4872 )

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Cognos Business Viewpoint

Business Viewpoint

Software version:

10.1, 10.1.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1975800

Modified date:

2016-02-11

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology Edition,
Version 6 that affects IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint. These issues were
disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2015.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-4872

DESCRIPTION:

An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and JRockit related to the
Security component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact,
and no availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107361

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1 FP1

IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1.1 FP2

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix in one of the 10.1.x versions
listed as soon as practical.

Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1 and Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1.1 downloads

IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1.0 FP1 IF7 Windows

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041685

IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1.1 FP2 IF6 Windows

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041685

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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.

Disclaimer

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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