IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 Cookie access control

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 (Business Process Management Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Cookie). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/24/2017. The weakness was shared 03/27/2017 by Mayank Somani (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-8960 since 10/25/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/14/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371396 (IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Privilege Escalation vulnerability(swg21993718)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 96963).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Name: Cookie
Class: Privilege escalation / Cookie
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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10/25/2016 🔍
01/05/2017 +72 days 🔍
03/24/2017 +78 days 🔍
03/27/2017 +3 days 🔍
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03/28/2017 +1 days 🔍
09/14/2020 +1266 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: ibm.com
Researcher: Mayank Somani
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-8960 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 96963 - IBM Cognos Business Intelligence CVE-2016-8960 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8960 - IBM - Cognos Business Intelligence - Privilege Escalation Issue

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Created: 03/28/2017 10:10 PM
Updated: 09/14/2020 06:57 PM
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