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HistoryMay 05, 2023 - 4:01 p.m.

Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics has addressed multiple vulnerabilities

2023-05-0516:01:31
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16

0.017 Low

EPSS

Percentile

87.7%

Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been addressed in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 Fix Pack 7. These vulnerabilities have also been previously addressed in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 and 11.2.4 FP1. IBM WebSphere Liberty used in IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to an HTTP Header Injection (CVE-2022-34165). The following 3rd party components are used by IBM Cognos Analytics and have been upgraded to address vulnerabilities: Node.js is an open-source and cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment (CVE-2022-32212, CVE-2022-32213, CVE-2022-32223, CVE-2022-32214, CVE-2022-32215, CVE-2022-35256, CVE-2022-35255, CVE-2022-43548). Node.js marked is a Node.js package that can be used to parse markdown into html (CVE-2022-21680, CVE-2022-21681). Node.js dicer is a multipart parser for Node.js (CVE-2022-24434). Node.js moment is a Node.js package use to parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates (CVE-2022-31129). Node.js decode-uri-component is a package to decode URIs (CVE-2022-38900). Google protobuf-java is a cross-platform data format used to serialize structured data. (CVE-2021-22569, CVE-2022-3171). Apache Calcite is an open-source framework for building databases and data management systems (CVE-2022-39135). CKEditor is a WYSIWYG rich text editor which can be directly inside web pages or application (CVE-2022-24728, CVE-2022-24729). Python is an object-oriented, programming language for web and app development (CVE-2022-45061). Swagger-UI is a tool for generating interactive API documentation (XFID:217346, XFID:221508). Netty is a Java-based non-blocking I/O networking framework (CVE-2022-41881). GNOME libxml2 is a software library for parsing XML documents (CVE-2021-3516, CVE-2021-3518). Additionally, a vulnerability where the content type of a browserโ€™s response was incorrectly stated has been addressed. This vulnerability could lead to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks (CVE-2021-39036).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2022-21681
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js marked module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in inline.reflinkSearch. By sending a specially-crafted regex input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217320 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-39135
**DESCRIPTION:**Apache Calcite is vulnerable to an XML external entity injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data, caused by improper input validation by the SQL operators EXISTS_NODE, EXTRACT_XML, XML_TRANSFORM and EXTRACT_VALUE. By using specially-crafted XML content, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, conduct an SSRF attack, or achieve other system impacts.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/235774 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2022-3171
**DESCRIPTION:**protobuf-java core and lite are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in the parsing procedure for binary and text format data. By sending non-repeated embedded messages with repeated or unknown fields, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause long garbage collection pauses.
CVSS Base score: 5.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/238394 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2021-3516
**DESCRIPTION:**libxml2 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal() in entities.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202838 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-41881
**DESCRIPTION:**Netty is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a StackOverflowError in HAProxyMessageDecoder. By sending a specially-crafted message, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an infinite recursion, and results in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/242087 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2021-39036
**DESCRIPTION:**IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213966 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2022-24729
**DESCRIPTION:**CKEditor is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in the dialog plugin. By sending a specially-crafted regex input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a significant performance drop and results in a browser tab freeze.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/222037 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-31129
**DESCRIPTION:**Moment is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by inefficient regular expression complexity. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230690 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-32212
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to properly check if an IP address is invalid or not by IsIPAddress. By controlling the victimโ€™s DNS server or spoofing its responses, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the IsAllowedHost check and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230660 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2022-32213
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by the failure to correctly parse and validate Transfer-Encoding headers by the llhttp parser in the http module. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS). An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230657 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2022-32223
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the DLL search order hijacking of providers.dll. By placing a specially crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to escalate privileges.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230661 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-32214
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by the failure to strictly use the CRLF sequence to delimit HTTP requests by the llhttp parser in the http module. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS). An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230658 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2022-32215
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by the failure to correctly handle multi-line Transfer-Encoding headers by the llhttp parser in the http module. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS). An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/230659 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2021-3518
**DESCRIPTION:**GNOME libxml2 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free flaw in the xmlXIncludeDoProcess() function in xinclude.c. By sending a specially-crafted file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/203144 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-43548
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by an insufficient IsAllowedHost check. By sending a specially-crafted DBS request using an invalid octal address, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct a DNS rebinding attack and execute arbitrary commands on the system.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/241552 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-35256
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by the failure to correctly handle header fields that are not terminated with CLRF by the llhttp parser in the http module. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS). An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/236964 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2022-35255
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the failure to check the return value after calls are made to EntropySource() in SecretKeyGenTraits::DoKeyGen() in src/crypto/crypto_keygen.cc. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/236965 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2022-21680
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js marked module is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in block.def. By sending a specially-crafted regex input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217319 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-45061
**DESCRIPTION:**Python is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unnecessary quadratic algorithm exists in one path when processing some inputs to the IDNA (RFC 3490) decoder. By sending a specially-crafted input, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a CPU denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/240593 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-24434
**DESCRIPTION:**Node.js dicer module is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially-crafted form to server, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the node.js service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/227085 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2022-38900
**DESCRIPTION:**decode-uri-component is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper input validation by the decodeComponents function. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/241069 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2021-22569
**DESCRIPTION:**Google Protocol Buffer (protobuf-java) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an issue with allow interleaving of com.google.protobuf.UnknownFieldSet fields. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted content, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a timeout in ProtobufFuzzer function, and results in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/216851 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2015-5237
**DESCRIPTION:**Google Protocol Buffers could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in MessageLite::SerializeToString. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/105989 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2022-34165
**DESCRIPTION:**IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 and IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 22.0.0.9 are vulnerable to HTTP header injection, caused by improper validation. This could allow an attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cache poisoning and cross-site scripting. IBM X-Force ID: 229429.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/229429 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2022-24728
**DESCRIPTION:**CKEditor is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victimโ€™s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victimโ€™s cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/222035 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

**IBM X-Force ID:**217346
**DESCRIPTION:**swagger-ui could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted URL, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to display remote OpenAPI definitions.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217346 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

**IBM X-Force ID:**221508
**DESCRIPTION:**Swagger UI could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability in the OpenAPI definitions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the ?url parameter in a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim to arbitrary Web sites.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/221508 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.x
IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.x

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by upgrading.

**Product(s) ** **Version(s) ** **Remediation/Fix/Instructions **
IBM Cognos Analytics

11.2.x

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IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.4.1 IF1

IBM Cognos Analytics|

11.1.x

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IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 Fix Pack 7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None