IBM Cognos Business Intelligence XML file XPath injection
|cognos-bi-xpath-injection (78919)||Medium Risk|
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) is vulnerable to XPath injection, caused by the improper validation of input prior to using it in a XPath (XML Path Language) query. By injecting arbitrary XPath code, a malicious user could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary XML files.
Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1626697 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1626697: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Cognos BI 8.4.1,10.1, 10.1.1 and 10.2 (CVE-2011-3026, CVE-2011-4858, CVE-2012-0498, CVE-2012-2177, CVE-2012-2193, CVE-2012-4835, CVE-2012-4836, CVE-2012-4837, CVE-2012-4840, CVE-2012-4858, CVE-2012-5081).
- CVE-2012-4837: IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) 8.4.1 before IF1, 10.1 before IF2, 10.1.1 before IF2, and 10.2 before IF1 allows remote authenticated users to conduct XPath injection attacks, and read arbitrary XML files, via unspecified vectors.
- IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1
- IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1
- IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2
- IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 8.4.1
Feb 27, 2013
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