|ColdFusion 2018||Update 4 and earlier versions||All|
|ColdFusion 2016||Update 11 and earlier versions||All
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installations to the newest versions:
|Product||Updated Version||Platform||Priority rating||Availability|
|ColdFusion 2018||Update 5||All||2||Tech note|
|ColdFusion 2016||Update 12||All||2||Tech note|
The security updates referenced in the above Tech Notes require JDK 8u121 or higher (for ColdFusion 2016). Adobe recommends updating your ColdFusion JDK/JRE to the latest version. Applying the ColdFusion update without a corresponding JDK update will NOT secure the server. See the relevant Tech Notes for more details.
|Vulnerability Category||Vulnerability Impact||Severity||CVE Numbers|
|Security bypass||Information Disclosure||Important||CVE-2019-8072|
|Command Injection via Vulnerable component||Arbitrary code execution||Critical||CVE-2019-8073|
|Path Traversal Vulnerability||Access Control Bypass||Critical||CVE-2019-8074|
Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:
- Pete Freitag / Foundeo Inc. (https://foundeo.com/) (CVE-2019-8072)
- Badcode of Knownsec 404 Team (CVE-2019-8073)
- Daniel Underhay of Aura Information Security (CVE-2019-8074) and special thanks to Ben Reid of Techlegalia Pty. Ltd. and Pete Freitag, Foundeo Inc. (https://foundeo.com/) for their help in the investigation of the issue.
COLDFUSION 2018 HF1 and above
For Application Servers
On JEE installations, set the following JVM flag, "-Djdk.serialFilter= !org.mozilla.**;!com.sun.syndication.**;!org.apache.commons.beanutils.**", in the respective startup file depending on the type of Application Server being used.
Apache Tomcat Application Server: edit JAVA_OPTS in the ‘Catalina.bat/sh’ file
WebLogic Application Server: edit JAVA_OPTIONS in the ‘startWeblogic.cmd’ file
WildFly/EAP Application Server: edit JAVA_OPTS in the ‘standalone.conf’ file
Set the JVM flags on a JEE installation of ColdFusion, not on a standalone installation.
COLDFUSION 2016 HF7 and above
This security update requires ColdFusion to be on JDK 8u121 or higher. Adobe recommends that you must manually update your ColdFusion JDK/JRE to the latest version. In case you do not update the JDK/JRE, simply applying the update would NOT secure the server.
For Application Servers
Additionally, on JEE installations, set the following JVM flag, "-Djdk.serialFilter= !org.mozilla.**;!com.sun.syndication.**;!org.apache.commons.beanutils.**", in the respective startup file depending on the type of Application Server being used.
On Apache Tomcat Application Server, edit JAVA_OPTS in the ‘Catalina.bat/sh’ file
On WebLogic Application Server, edit JAVA_OPTIONS in the ‘startWeblogic.cmd’ file
On a WildFly/EAP Application Server, edit JAVA_OPTS in the ‘standalone.conf’ file
Set the JVM flags on a JEE installation of ColdFusion, not on a standalone installation
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