Adobe ColdFusion < 2018.x < 2018u15 / 2021.x < 2021u5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB22-44)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 166095


A web-based application running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe ColdFusion installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 2018.x update 15 or 2021.x update 5. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the APSB22-44 advisory.

- Stack-based Buffer Overflow (CWE-121) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-35690, CVE-2022-35710)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow (CWE-122) potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-35711, CVE-2022-35712)

- Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') potentially leading to Arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-38418, CVE-2022-38421)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update to Adobe ColdFusion version 2018 update 15 / 2021 update 5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 166095

File Name: coldfusion_win_apsb22-44.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/13/2022

Updated: 10/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-38418


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:coldfusion

Required KB Items: SMB/coldfusion/instance

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-35690, CVE-2022-35710, CVE-2022-35711, CVE-2022-35712, CVE-2022-38418, CVE-2022-38419, CVE-2022-38420, CVE-2022-38421, CVE-2022-38422, CVE-2022-38423, CVE-2022-38424, CVE-2022-42340, CVE-2022-42341

CWE: 121, 122, 20, 200, 22, 611, 798

IAVA: 2022-A-0416-S