Release date: August 27, 2015
Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-21
CVE numbers: CVE-2015-3269
Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion versions 11 and 10. This hotfix includes an updated version of BlazeDS, which addresses an important vulnerability that could result in information disclosure. Adobe recommends users apply the hotfix using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.
|ColdFusion 11||Update 5 and earlier versions||All
|ColdFusion 10||Update 16 and earlier versions||All|
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-6.html
ColdFusion 10: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-10-update-17.html
Customers should also apply the security configuration settings as outlined on the ColdFusion Security page as well as review the ColdFusion 11 Lockdown Guide and ColdFusion 10 Lockdown Guide.
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority rating and recommends users update their installations to the newest versions:
|Product||Hotfix Version||Platform||Priority rating|
|ColdFusion 11||Update 6||All
|ColdFusion 10||Update 17||All||2|
This hotfix resolves an issue associated with the parsing of crafted XML external entities in BlazeDS that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2015-3269).
Adobe would like to thank Matthias Kaiser of Code White for reporting this issue and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
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