ColdFusion <= 7,0,2,142559 Local Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3792


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running Macromedia ColdFusion, a web application server. This version of Macromedia is vulnerable to a flaw where a user with local system access can bypass authentication and gain administrative access over the application. Successful exploitation impacts confidentiality, integrity, and availability.


Upgrade to version 7,0,2,142559 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3792

File Name: 3792.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2006/10/11

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 2804, 2805

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1874, CVE-2006-3978

BID: 20431, 23405

OSVDB: 34930