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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Cognos Vendors:   IBM
IBM Cognos Analytics Configuration Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042031
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1842   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 6 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Cognos Analytics Configuration. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can in certain unspecified circumstances bypass OIDC namespace signature verification on the id_token.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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Subject:  IBM Cognos

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