Adobe ColdFusion Remote Development Services Enabled Without Authentication

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55513


The remote host has ColdFusion RDS enabled without authentication.


ColdFusion's Remote Development Services allow developers to use IDEs such as Dreamweaver to manage applications. The remote host has RDS enabled without authentication. This means that a remote attacker can read and write files on the affected system.


Either disable RDS or enable RDS authentication through the administrator console.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55513

File Name: coldfusion_rds_unauthenticated.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/5/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:coldfusion

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ColdFusion