Adobe Macromedia ColdFusion MX Verity sub-directory privilege escalation
|coldfusion-verity-privilege-escalation (33571)||High Risk|
Adobe Macromedia ColdFusion MX could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by insecure permissions on the Verity sub-directory. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
Refer to APSB07-08 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB07-08: Workaround available for Linux and Solaris ColdFusion MX 7 file permissions vulnerability.
- iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 04.10.07: Adobe Macromedia ColdFusion MX7 Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability.
- BID-23405: Adobe Macromedia ColdFusion Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-1874: Adobe ColdFusion MX 7 for Linux and Solaris uses insecure permissions for certain scripts and directories, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information via the (1) CFMX7DreamWeaverExtensions.mxp, (2) CFReportBuilderInstaller.exe, (3) .com.zerog.registry.xml, (4) uninstall.lax, (5) license.txt, (6) Readme.htm, (7) .com.zerog.registry.xml, (8) k2adminstop, or (9) k2adminstart files; or (10) certain files in lib/wsconfig/.
- OSVDB ID: 34930: Adobe ColdFusion MX on Unix Permission Weakness Local Privilege Escalation
- SA24850: Adobe ColdFusion MX Insecure Directory and File Permissions
- SECTRACK ID: 1017899: Macromedia ColdFusion Unsafe Directory Permissions Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
- Adobe ColdFusion 7.0
Apr 10, 2007
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