Release date: August 30, 2016
Last updated: September 1, 2016
Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-30
CVE number: CVE-2016-4264
Adobe has released security hotfixes for ColdFusion versions 10 and 11. These hotfixes resolve a critical vulnerability that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2016-4264).
Adobe recommends that customers apply the appropriate hotfix using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.
|ColdFusion 11||Update 9 and earlier versions||All
|ColdFusion 10||Update 20 and earlier versions||All|
Adobe categorizes this hotfix with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installations to the newest versions:
Adobe recommends ColdFusion customers update their installation using the instructions provided in the relevant technote:
- ColdFusion 11: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-11-update-10.html
- ColdFusion 10: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-10-update-21.html
Customers should also apply the security configuration settings as outlined on the ColdFusion Security page as well as review the respective Lockdown guide.
These hotfixes resolve an issue associated with parsing crafted XML entities that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2016-4264).
Adobe would like to thank Dawid Golunski of http://legalhackers.com for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-4264) and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
September 1, 2016: As of September 1, Adobe is aware of publicly available proof-of-concept code, and we have modified the priority of these hotfixes from Priority 2 to Priority 1. More information about Adobe's Priority and Severity Ratings is available here (https://helpx.adobe.com/security/severity-ratings.html).
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