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Patch available for JRun cross-site scripting issue

Release date: February 13, 2007

Vulnerability identifier: APSB07-05

CVE number: CVE-2006-5860

Platform: All platforms

Affected software versions

  • JRun 4.0
  • ColdFusion MX 7.0 Enterprise Edition, if installed as the "Multi-Server" option
  • ColdFusion MX 6.1 Enterprise, if installed with the "J2EE" option and deployed on JRun 4.0

NOTE: ColdFusion MX 6.1 and 7.0 Standard editions are not affected.

Summary

 A vulnerability in JRun’s administrator console could allow a cross-site scripting attack. A specially crafted URL sent to the JRun administrator application could result in the attacker being able to conduct cross site scripting attacks.

Solution

Adobe recommends affected users update their software using the installation instructions below.

NOTE: Back up your existing files before making changes. As always, test the changes in a non-production environment before applying the changes to production servers.

To install:

JRun 4.0 or ColdFusion MX 7.0 (installed as the Multi-Server option)

  1. Customers who have not installed JRun 4 Updater 6 should download and install the JRun 4.0 Updater 6 release.
  2. Download the jrun-hotfix-66413.jar patch.
  3. Stop all JRun servers.
  4. Place the jrun-hotfix-66413.jar in the {jrun_root}/servers/lib directory.
  5. Restart JRun.

ColdFusion MX 6.1 Enterprise, if installed with the "J2EE" option and deployed on JRun 4.0

(For ColdFusion 6.1, Updater 1 is required)

  1. Customers who have not installed JRun 4 Updater 6 should download and install the JRun 4.0 Updater 6 release.
  2. Download the jrun-hotfix-66413.jar patch.
  3. Stop ColdFusion MX.
  4.  Place the jrun-hotfix-66413.jar in the {cf_root}/runtime/servers/lib directory.
  5.  (Create the {cf_root}/runtime/servers/lib directory if it does not exist.) 

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as an important issue and recommends affected users patch their installations.

Details

A vulnerability in JRun’s administrator console could allow a cross-site scripting attack. A specially crafted URL sent to the JRun administrator application could result in the attacker being able to conduct cross site scripting attacks against users of certain browsers. This issue is remotely exploitable.

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. for reporting this vulnerability and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.

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