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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion

Release date: March 13, 2012

Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-06

Priority: 2

CVE number: CVE-2012-0770

Platform: All Platforms

Summary

This priority 2 update addresses an important vulnerability in ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. This vulnerability could lead to a denial of service attack using a hash algorithm collision. Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

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

Solution

Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion customers update their installation using the instructions provided in the technote: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-security-hotfix.html.

Priority and Severity ratings

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority and severity ratings, and recommends users update their installations to the newest versions:
Priority: 2
Severity: Important

Details

This priority 2 update addresses an important vulnerability in ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. This vulnerability could lead to a denial of service attack using a hash algorithm collision. Adobe has provided a solution to address the reported vulnerability. It is recommended that users update their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves a denial of service attack using a hash algorithm collision (CVE-2012-0770).

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