Vulnerability Note VU#977440

Macromedia JRun Server contains an information disclosure vulnerability

Original Release date: 12 Oct 2004 | Last revised: 12 Oct 2004


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the Macromedia JRun that may allow an attacker to view the source code of files in the web root directory.


Macromedia JRun is an application server that works with most popular web servers such as Apache and IIS. Macromedia states that JRun is deployed at over 10,000 organizations worldwide. JRun Server 4.0 contains an information disclosure vulnerability. A malicious user may be able to view the source code of a file by crafting a URL with the string ";.cfm" appended to it. According to Macromedia only the Microsoft IIS connector is affected by this vulnerability.


A remote attacker may be able to view the source code of any file.


Apply Patch

For JRun versions 3.0 / 3.1 a patch is available at:

JRun version 4.0 apply the latest updater:

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Macromedia Inc.Affected29 Sep 200411 Oct 2004
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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This vulnerability was reported in Macromedia Security Bulliten MPSB04-08. Macromedia credits iDefense for helping to discover and report this issue.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 23 Sep 2004
  • Date First Published: 12 Oct 2004
  • Date Last Updated: 12 Oct 2004
  • Severity Metric: 2.79
  • Document Revision: 55


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