1 : ColdFusion Application Server exprcalc.cfm OpenFilePath Parameter Arbitrary File Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1998-12-25
Days of Exposure
41 days

Description

ColdFusion contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when an attacker specifies the OpenFilePath variable in the Expression Evaluator. This allows an attacker to view the contents of arbitrary files on the server and may result in a loss of confidentiality.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Workaround, Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.0.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. Additionally, the vendor has released a patch for Windows NT and Solaris installation to address this issue, or users may opt to apply the following workaround: remove all sample code from the server.

Products

Macromedia, Inc.
ColdFusion
2.0
3.0
3.1
4.0

References

Tools & Filters

Nikto

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10001

Snort

911

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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