Adobe ColdFusion 'cfadminUserId' XSS (APSB10-11)

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Synopsis :

A web application on the remote host 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 in the administrative web
interface. Input to the 'cfadminUserId' parameter of
'/CFIDE/administrator/login.cfm' is not properly sanitized. This
vulnerability is present when the 'Separate user name and password
authentication' configuration setting is enabled.

This version of ColdFusion is reportedly affected by additional
vulnerabilities, although Nessus has not checked for those issues.

See also :

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-11.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-security-hot-fix.html

Solution :

Apply the hotfix referenced in Adobe's advisory.

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: 46705 (coldfusion_cfadminuserid_xss.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40073

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1293