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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Cognos Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Cognos Metric Manager) Apache Xerces-C Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service or Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036233
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036233
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0729   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 6 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jul 6 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Metric Manager 10.1.1, 10.2, 10.2.1, 10.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Xerces-C. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. IBM Cognos Metric Manager is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted documents to trigger a buffer overflow in the XML parser library and cause the target application to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Gustavo Grieco reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Cognos Metric Manager.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21986259

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21986259 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 26 2016 Apache Xerces-C Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service or Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code



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