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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Cognos Vendors:   IBM
IBM Cognos Metrics Manager TLS RC4 Algorithm Lets Remote Users Decrypt Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032788
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032788
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2808   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 7 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.2, 10.2.1, 10.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Cognos Metrics Manager. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by target system.

A remote user that can monitor TLS network traffic can obtain RC4 encrypted data and conduct a brute-force key guessing attack against RC4 to decrypt the data.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.x Interim Fixes).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21903565

Vendor URL:  www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21903565 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.


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