IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Developer 10.2.1 Open Redirect

Type packetstorm
Reporter LiquidWorm
Modified 2015-05-28T00:00:00


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Developer 10.2.1 (backURL) Open Redirect  
Vendor: IBM Corporation  
Product web page:  
Affected version: 10.2.1 (Build 10.2.5000.267) Trial  
Summary: IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is a web-based, integrated  
business intelligence suite by IBM. It provides a toolset for reporting,  
analysis, scorecarding, and monitoring of events and metrics. The software  
consists of several components to meet the different information requirements  
in a company.  
Desc: Input passed via the 'backURL' GET parameter in '/p2pd/servlet/dispatch'  
is not properly verified before being used to redirect users. This can be  
exploited to redirect a user to an arbitrary website e.g. when a user clicks  
a specially crafted link to the affected script hosted on a trusted domain.  
Tested on: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (EN)  
Apache Tomcat/6.0.35  
Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic  
Advisory ID: ZSL-2015-5244  
Advisory URL:  
--"CognosExpress:administrator")/folder[@name='My Folders']&m=portal/submit.xts&ifrmcmd=delete