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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion

Release date: November 12, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-27

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2013-5326, CVE-2013-5328

Platform: All platforms

Summary

Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion versions 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.  This hotfix addresses a reflected cross site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2013-5326) that could be exploited by a remote, authenticated user on ColdFusion 10 and earlier when the CFIDE directory is exposed. 

This hotfix also addresses a vulnerability (CVE-2013-5328) in ColdFusion 10 that could permit unauthorized remote read access.     

Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

Affected software versions

ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux

Solution

Adobe recommends ColdFusion customers update their installation using the instructions provided in the technote located here: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-security-hotfix-apsb13-27.html

Customers should also apply the security configuration settings as outlined on the ColdFusion Security page as well as review the ColdFusion 9 Lockdown Guide and ColdFusion 10 Lockdown Guide.

Priority and severity ratings

Adobe categorizes these hotfixes with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

ColdFusion Version Hotfix/Patch Version Platform Priority rating
10 Update 12 All 1
9.0.2 Update 6 All 2
9.0.1 Update 11 All 2
9.0 Update 12 All 2
       

This hotfix addresses an important cross site scripting vulnerability as well as a critical remote read vulnerability. 

Details

Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion versions 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.  This hotfix addresses a reflected cross site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2013-5326) that could be exploited by a remote, authenticated user on ColdFusion 10 and earlier when the CFIDE directory is exposed. 

This hotfix also addresses a vulnerability (CVE-2013-5328) in ColdFusion 10 that could permit unauthorized remote read access.     

Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

Acknowledgments

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

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