Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos BI 8.4 Partial Denial of Service Vulnerability
IBM PSIRT 270004PFE3 email@example.com | | Tags:  psirtba psirtmedium
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A malicious IBM Cognos BI 8.4 user is able to send a crafted request to the Cognos server which triggers high CPU utilization that may cause a partial denial of service condition due to CPU consumption. This vulnerability can only be exploited by authenticated users, and is not applicable to IBM Cognos BI 10.1 and later versions.
Refer to the following reference URLs for remediation and additional vulnerability details.