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ColdFusion Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a ColdFusion vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to read arbitrary files on the remote
server using the CGI :


This CGI permits anyone to view, delete and upload
anything on the remote ColdFusion Application

See also :

Solution : Allaire has posted a patch to this
vulnerability. This is currently available at:

In addition to this patch, it is recommended that
the documentation and example code not be stored
on production servers.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 115

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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