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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion

Release date: February 8, 2011

Last updated: March 7, 2011

Vulnerability identifier: APSB11-04

CVE number: CVE-2011-0580, CVE-2011-0581, CVE-2011-0582, CVE-2011-0583, CVE-2011-0584

Platform: All Platforms

Summary

Important vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. These vulnerabilities could lead to cross-site scripting, Session Fixation, CRLF injection and information disclosure. Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the instructions provided below.

Affected software versions

ColdFusion 8.0, 8.0.1, 9.0, and 9.0.1 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX

Solution

Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion customers update their installation using the instructions provided in the technote: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/890/cpsid_89094.html.

Updated on March 7, 2011: Adobe has received a few issues with the Security Hot fix released on February 8, 2011. For information on these issues, plus updated hotfixes containing fixes to the issues, please revisit the technote link above.  All users should re-apply the hotfixes, even if they have applied them already.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as an important update and recommends that users apply the latest update for their product installation.

Details

Important vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. These vulnerabilities could lead to cross-site scripting, Session Fixation, CRLF injection and information disclosure. Adobe has provided a solution to address the reported vulnerabilities. It is recommended that users update their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves various cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in the ColdFusion administrator console (CVE-2011-0580).

This update resolves a CRLF injection with various tags which allow adding headers (CVE-2011-0581).

This update resolves an information disclosure vulnerability in the ColdFusion administrator console (CVE-2011-0582).

This update resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability with the cfform tag (CVE-2011-0583).

This update resolves a Session Fixation vulnerability for ColdFusion sessions (CVE-2011-0584).

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:

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Revisions

March 7, 2011 - Updated with information on updated hotfix.
February 8, 2011 - Bulletin released.