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Security Update: Hotfixes available for ColdFusion and JRun

Release date: August 17, 2009

Last updated: October 5, 2009

Vulnerability identifier: APSB09-12

CVE number: CVE-2009-1872, CVE-2009-1873, CVE-2009-1874, CVE-2009-1875, CVE-2009-1876, CVE-2009-1877, CVE-2009-1878

Platform: All Platforms

Summary

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system.

Affected software versions

ColdFusion 8.0.1 and earlier versions
JRun 4.0

Solution

Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion and JRun customers update their installations using the links in the Details section below.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes these as critical issues and recommends affected users patch their installations.

Details

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system.

An update for ColdFusion resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1872).

An update for ColdFusion resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1877).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

An update for JRun resolves a management console directory traversal vulnerability that could potentially lead to information disclosure (CVE-2009-1873).

An update for JRun resolves multiple management console cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1874).

JRun 4 Updater 6 and Updater 7 users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874
CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874 Hotfix for JRun 4.0
Adobe recommends all users of JRun Updater 5 and earlier versions upgrade to the newest version JRun Updater 7, and apply the fix above.

An update for ColdFusion resolves multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1875).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1875 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1875
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2, and hf702-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8, and hf800-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1, and hf801-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

An update for ColdFusion resolves a double-encoded null character vulnerability that could potentially lead to information disclosure (CVE-2009-1876). This update should only be applied to ColdFusion installations that are configured with Apache.

ColdFusion 8.0.1, 8.0 and 7.0.2 users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1876 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1876
CVE-2009-1876 Hotfix for ColdFusion

An update for ColdFusion resolves a session fixation vulnerability that could potentially lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2009-1878).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1878 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1878
CVE-2009-1878 hf702-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1878 hf800-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1878 hf801-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers’ security.

Revisions

October 5, 2009 - Updates to the installation instructions for CVE-2009-1873, CVE-2009-1874, and CVE-2009-1876. Hotfix file updated for CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874.
August 28, 2009 - Bulletin updated with additional information regarding CVE-2009-1873, CVE-2009-1874, and CVE-2009-1876.
August 26, 2009 - Hotfix files updated for CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877.
August 21, 2009 - Bulletin updated with additional information regarding CVE-2009-1876.
August 17, 2009 - Bulletin first created.

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