Adobe ColdFusion 8.0/8.0.1/9.0/9.0.1 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Adobe ColdFusion 8.0/8.0.1/9.0/9.0.1 (Programming Language Software). This affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-80. The product receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Session fixation vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion 8.0 through 9.0.1 allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 02/10/2011 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-0584. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 55553 (Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB11-04) (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 12488 (Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB11-04)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (55553). See 56432, 56431, 56430 and 56429 for similar entries.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 55553
Nessus Name: Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB11-04) (credentialed check)
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01/20/2011 🔍
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CVE: CVE-2011-0584 (🔍)
X-Force: 65280
Vulnerability Center: 29686 - [APSB11-04] Adobe ColdFusion Administrator Console 8.0, 8.0.1, 9.0, 9.0.1 Session Fixation Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 46278 - Adobe ColdFusion (CVE-2011-0584) Session Fixation Vulnerability
Secunia: 43264

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Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 10/16/2021 03:40 PM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (54), 03/15/2017 12:36 PM (8), 10/16/2021 03:28 PM (6), 10/16/2021 03:34 PM (1), 10/16/2021 03:40 PM (1)
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