Release date: June 14, 2016
Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-22
CVE number: CVE-2016-4159
Adobe has released security hotfixes for ColdFusion versions 10, 11 and the 2016 release. These hotfixes resolve an input validation issue that could be used in reflected XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks (CVE-2016-4159).
Adobe recommends that customers apply the appropriate hotfix using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.
|ColdFusion (2016 release)||Update 1||All|
|ColdFusion 11||Update 8 and earlier versions||All
|ColdFusion 10||Update 19 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 (2016 release): http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-2016-update-2.html
- ColdFusion 11: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-11-update-9.html
- ColdFusion 10: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-10-update-20.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 important input validation issue (CVE-2016-4159) that could be exploited to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Adobe would like to thank Godwin Schembri for reporting this issue (CVE-2016-4159) and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
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