Adobe ColdFusion CRLF injection

adobe-coldfusion-crlf-injection (65276) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Adobe ColdFusion is vulnerable to CRLF injection, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading a victim to click on a specially-crafted URL link containing CRLF character sequences, which will allow the attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Refer to APSB11-04 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB11-04: Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion.
  • BID-46281: Adobe ColdFusion (CVE-2011-0581) CRLF Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0581: Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in Adobe ColdFusion 8.0 through 9.0.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks via unspecified tags.
  • OSVDB ID: 70900: Adobe ColdFusion Unspecified Tags CRLF Header Injection
  • SA43264: Adobe ColdFusion Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe ColdFusion 8.0
  • Adobe ColdFusion 8.0.1
  • Adobe ColdFusion 9.0
  • Adobe ColdFusion 9.0.1


Feb 08, 2011

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