APSB13-13 - Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion

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Details
Vulnerability name/brief description APSB13-13 - Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Critical
SophosLabs threat level High
Solution APSB13-13
Vendor description Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. This hotfix addresses a vulnerability (CVE-2013-1389) that could allow remote arbitrary code execution on a system running ColdFusion, and a vulnerability (CVE-2013-3336) that could permit an unauthorized user to remotely retrieve files stored on the server. 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-apsb13-13.html
SophosLabs comments SophosLabs recommends that you update as soon as possible because ColdFusion is a popular attack vector.
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date 14 May 2013
Affected software ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX
References
Credits
  • Tenable Network Security
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • May 14, 2013 - Initial analysis written

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