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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85745
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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.

Solution

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

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85745

File Name: coldfusion_win_apsb15-21.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/3/2015

Updated: 7/6/2018

Dependencies: coldfusion_win_local_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/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: 8/27/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/18/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3269

BID: 76394