This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to improper validation of the user-supplied input. A remote attacker can create specially crafted HTTP request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) and view contents of arbitrary files on vulnerable system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information and compromise vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
Install update from vendor's website.
ColdFusion: 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 10.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.