Dangerous file upload in Adobe ColdFusion

Published: 2019-03-01 21:09:03 | Updated: 2019-03-01
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-7816
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-434
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software ColdFusion
Vulnerable software versions ColdFusion 2018 Update 2
ColdFusion 2018 Update 1
ColdFusion 2018.0.0.310739

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Vendor URL Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Dangerous file upload

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing file uploads. A remote attacker can upload and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the ColdFusion service. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires that the attacker has the ability to upload files.

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/coldfusion/apsb19-14.html

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