Adobe ColdFusion CFID and CFTOKEN session hijacking

coldfusion-cfid-cftoken-session-hijacking (38446) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Adobe ColdFusion is vulnerable to session hijacking, caused by an implementation error when ColdFusion applications use CFID or CFTOKEN authentication. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unspecified attack vectors to hijack a valid user's session.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB07-19 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB07-19: Update available for ColdFusion MX 7 and ColdFusion 8 potential session hijacking issue.
  • BID-26429: Adobe ColdFusion CFID CFTOKEN Session Hijacking Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-5905: Adobe ColdFusion 8 and MX 7 allows remote attackers to hijack sessions via unspecified vectors that trigger establishment of a session to a ColdFusion application in which the (1) CFID or (2) CFTOKEN cookies have empty values, possibly due to a session fixation vulnerability.
  • OSVDB ID: 41478: Adobe ColdFusion Unspecified Session Hijacking
  • SA27644: Adobe ColdFusion Session Hijacking Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018944: Adobe ColdFusion CFID/CFTOKEN Bug May Let Remote Users Hijack Sessions

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe ColdFusion 8.0
  • IBM AIX 5.2
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • Macromedia ColdFusion 7.0
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Web
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 ES
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

Reported:

Nov 13, 2007

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