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ESB-2016.0499 - [Win] IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint: Access privileged data - Remote with user interaction

Date: 25 February 2016
References: ESB-2016.0507  ESB-2016.0508  ESB-2016.0509  ESB-2016.0516  ESB-2016.0518  ESB-2016.0519  ESB-2016.0522  ESB-2016.0523  

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                               ESB-2016.0499
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Version 6 affects IBM
                Cognos Business Viewpoint (CVE-2015-7575 )
                             25 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:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7575  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21977407

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Version 6 affects IBM
Cognos Business Viewpoint  (CVE-2015-7575  )

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 #:

1977407

Modified date:

2016-02-24

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 EXPEDITED Java specific SLOTH - Weak MD5 Signature
Hash security advisory.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-7575

DESCRIPTION:

The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a
collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a
ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS
server and obtain credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/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=swg24041796

IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint 10.1.1 FP2 IF6 Windows

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041796

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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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