ColdFusion MX Null Byte Tag XSS Protection Bypass

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Synopsis :

A web-based application running on the remote web server is affected
by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Adobe ColdFusion running on the remote host is affected
by a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to a failure to completely
sanitize user-supplied input before using it to generate dynamic
content. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can leverage this issue to
inject arbitrary HTML or script code into a user's browser to be
executed within the security context of the affected site.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-12/0203.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-06.html

Solution :

Update to ColdFusion MX 7.0.2 if necessary and apply the hotfix
referenced in the vendor advisory above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 24279 (coldfusion_xss_protection_bypass.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21532

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6483

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