Adobe ColdFusion error page cross-site scripting

coldfusion-errorpage-xss (28922) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ColdFusion is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input when an error page is displayed. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB06-14 for upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB06-14: ColdFusion cross-site scripting in error page.
  • BID-19982: Adobe ColdFusion Error Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4726: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion MX 6.1 through 7.02 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors involving a ColdFusion error page.
  • OSVDB ID: 28823: ColdFusion Error Page Unspecified XSS
  • SA21858: ColdFusion Error Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016833: Adobe ColdFusion Infinite Loop Permits Denial of Service Attacks and Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.3
  • IBM AIX 5.1
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • IBM AIX 5L
  • Macromedia ColdFusion 6.1
  • Macromedia ColdFusion 7.0.1
  • Macromedia ColdFusion 7.02
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Web
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9

Reported:

Sep 12, 2006

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