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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A security vulnerability has been addressed in IBM Cognos
27 May 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cognos Analytics
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-4139
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A security vulnerability has been addressed in IBM Cognos Analytics
Product: Cognos Analytics
Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 11.0, 11.1.0, 11.1.1
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0883872
This bulletin addresses a security vulnerability that has been fixed in IBM
Cognos Analytics 11.1.2 and IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 FP1.
A Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability could allow attackers to inject code
into a GET statement when importing visualizations. This has been addressed in
the latest available updates.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This
thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials
disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
158335 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.1
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.0
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0
The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate fix IBM Cognos Analytics
as soon as practical.
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.2
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 FP1
Workarounds and Mitigations
23 May 2019: Original Version Published
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