Adobe has released security updates for ColdFusion version 11 and the 2016 release. These updates address a critical XML parsing vulnerability (CVE-2017-11286), an important cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2017-11285) that could lead to information disclosure and a mitigation for unsafe Java deserialization that could result in remote code execution (CVE-2017-11283, CVE-2017-11284).
|ColdFusion (2016 release)||Update 4 and earlier versions||All
|ColdFusion 11||Update 12 and earlier versions||All|
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installations to the newest versions:
|Product||Updated Version||Platform||Priority rating||Availability|
|ColdFusion (2016 release)||Update 5||All||2||Tech note|
|ColdFusion 11||Update 13||All
Adobe recommends that ColdFusion customers update their installation using the instructions provided in the relevant tech notes:
- ColdFusion (2016 release): http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-2016-update-5.html
- ColdFusion 11: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-11-update-13.html
Customers should also apply the security configuration settings as outlined on the ColdFusion Security page as well as review the respective Lockdown guides.
|Vulnerability Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE Numbers|
|Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference||Information disclosure||Critical||CVE-2017-11286
|Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (Cross-site scripting)
|Deserialization of Untrusted Data||Remote code execution||Critical||CVE-2017-11283, CVE-2017-11284|
Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:
- Nick Bloor of NCC Group (CVE-2017-11283, CVE-2017-11284)
- Daniel Sayk of Telekom Security (CVE-2017-11285)
- Daniel Lawson of Depth Security (CVE-2017-11286)
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