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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion

Release date: December 13, 2011

Last updated: April 16, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB11-29

CVE number: CVE-2011-2463, CVE-2011-4368

Platform: All

Summary

Important vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. These vulnerabilities could lead to a cross-site scripting attack. 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://kb2.adobe.com/cps/925/cpsid_92512.html.

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 a cross-site scripting attack. 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 a cross-site scripting vulnerability in cfform tag (CVE-2011-2463).

This update resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability in RDS (CVE-2011-4368).

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:

Revisions

April 16, 2013 - Added acknowledgment for Xiaoran Dong for his assistance in identifying a necessary correction to the technote.

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