Last week on July 14, Oracle released it’s quarterly Critical Patch Update. The following Hyperion and BI products are affected by security vulnerabilities:
- Hyperion Essbase
- Hyperion Shared Services
- Hyperion EPMA
There are patches available to fix the vulnerabilities in Essbase for the 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 versions. The patch for version 18.104.22.168 are the 22.214.171.124.506 Patch Set Update (PSU) for the Essbase Server and Essbase Client (patch numbers 20184072 and 20184082, respectively). The vulnerability fix for Essbase version 126.96.36.199 is “Upgrade to Hyperion Essbase 188.8.131.52, then apply the patches listed above”. If you are on an older version of Essbase than 184.108.40.206, it is time to upgrade.
Hyperion Shared Services
The CPU document calls this “Hyperion Common Security,” but they are talking about Shared Services. The vulnerability is listed as affecting versions 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, and 22.214.171.124. The patch for version 126.96.36.199 is listed as patch number 20876722.
This one is interesting because if you search, that patch doesn’t bring anything up on the My Oracle Support site. I also searched for Shared Services patches under 188.8.131.52, but there isn’t even an 184.108.40.206 version available to choose yet. Edit 7/22/15 – The Shared Services 220.127.116.11.001 patch (number 20876722) came out on 7/21 and is available on My Oracle Support. The 18.104.22.168 patch is the Shared Services 22.214.171.124.700 PSU (number 20675028). That PSU requires patching nearly every EPM product in your environment but gives the ability to run Internet Explorer 11 in its native mode – no more Enterprise Mode needed for 126.96.36.199. The 188.8.131.52 patch is listed as number 21052487, but this is a bad patch number as well with no results when using their link.
Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Architect
The EPMA vulnerabilities affect both versions 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11. In version 18.104.22.168, you have two different options to fix the vulnerabilities: EPMA PSU 22.214.171.124.501 (patch number 19466859) or EPMA PSU 126.96.36.199.700 (patch number 20929659). If you are on version 188.8.131.52, a patch set update is available on request from Oracle. I assume that you would need to submit an SR to get a PSU from Oracle Support for 184.108.40.206.
For version 220.127.116.11 of OBIEE, only a patch to Third Party BI software (patch number 21235195) is listed as a critical patch.
The following patches are listed to fix vulnerabilities in version 18.104.22.168: