Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-29) (credentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86948


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


The version of Adobe ColdFusion running on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities exist due to a failure to validate input before returning it to the user. A remote attacker can exploit these to inject arbitrary script or HTML into the user's browser session. (CVE-2015-8052, CVE-2015-8053)

- A flaw exists in BlazeDS related to request handling between a user and a server. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted XML document, to send HTTP traffic to intranet servers, thus allowing the attacker to carry out a server-side request forgery attacks.


Apply the relevant hotfixes referenced in Adobe advisory APSB15-29.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86948

File Name: coldfusion_win_apsb15-29.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/19/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-8053

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:coldfusion

Required KB Items: SMB/coldfusion/instance

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5255, CVE-2015-8052, CVE-2015-8053

BID: 77625, 77626