A vulnerability exists in Allaire ColdFusion Server which allows an attacker to have unauthorized read and delete access to files on the target host.
A remotely exploitable vulnerability exists in the Allaire ColdFusion Server which could allow an attacker to have unauthorized read and delete access to files on the target host. For more information on this vulnerability and versions affected, please see the Macromedia Product Security Bulletin (MPSB01-07).
An attacker can cause the ColdFusion server to retrieve or delete arbitrary files accessible to the ColdFusion server process. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to disclose confidential information and/or destroy data on the target host. Note that this attack does not depend on how the targeted site's ColdFusion application is coded in the ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML).
Apply the following patches available from Allaire:
This vulnerability was reported to the CERT/CC by Macromedia on July 11, 2001.
This document was written by Ian A. Finlay.
|Date First Published:||2001-07-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-09 19:24 UTC|