Adobe ColdFusion 9.0/9.0.1/9.0.2/10.0 Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability has been found in Adobe ColdFusion 9.0/9.0.1/9.0.2/10.0 (Programming Language Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a remote code execution vulnerability. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion 9.0 before Update 10, 9.0.1 before Update 9, 9.0.2 before Update 4, and 10 before Update 9 allows attackers to obtain administrator-console access via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 04/09/2013 as APSB13-10 as confirmed bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-1388 since 01/16/2013. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 65928 (Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-10) (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 12666 (Adobe Security Hotfix for Coldfusion (APSB13-10)).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (83309), Tenable (65928), SecurityFocus (BID 58975†), OSVDB (92135†) and Secunia (SA52995†). Additional details are provided at The entry VDB-8211 is pretty similar.







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Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 65928
Nessus Name: Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-10) (credentialed check)
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Advisory: APSB13-10
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CVE: CVE-2013-1388 (🔍)
X-Force: 83309
SecurityFocus: 58975 - Adobe ColdFusion CVE-2013-1388 Access Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 52995 - Adobe ColdFusion Two Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 92135
SecurityTracker: 1028399 - Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and Local Users Obtain Information
Vulnerability Center: 39079 - [APSB13-10] Adobe ColdFusion 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 10 Remote Security Bypass, High

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Created: 04/10/2013 06:08 PM
Updated: 05/08/2021 07:24 AM
Changes: 04/10/2013 06:08 PM (76), 04/26/2017 11:57 PM (5), 05/08/2021 07:24 AM (3)
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