Adobe ColdFusion BlazeDS XXE (APSB15-21) (credentialed check)

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Synopsis :

A web-based application running on the remote Windows host is affected
by an XML external entity injection vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Adobe ColdFusion running on the remote Windows host
is affected by an XML external entity injection (XXE) vulnerability in
flex-messaging-core.jar due to an incorrect configuration of the XML
parser used in the bundled version of BlazeDS. A remote attacker can
exploit this, via a specially crafted AMF request, to read arbitrary
files on the system.

See also :

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/coldfusion/apsb15-21.html

Solution :

Apply the relevant hotfix referenced in Adobe security bulletin
APSB15-21.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 85745 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76394

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3269

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