Adobe Macromedia ColdFusion DOS device request path disclosure
|coldfusion-dos-device-path-disclosure (8866)||Low Risk|
ColdFusion version 5.0 running on Microsoft Windows 2000 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. If a remote attacker sends a request for a non-existent .cfm or .dbm DOS device file, the attacker would cause an error message to be returned that contains the full path to the Web root directory.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Apr 18 2002 - 07:01:37 CDT: KPMG-2002013: Coldfusion Path Disclosure.
- Macromedia Product Security Bulletin MPSB02-01: Certain DOS reserved filenames may cause ColdFusion to display the physical web root directory when ColdFusion is used with Microsoft IIS..
- BID-4542: ColdFusion DOS Device File Request System Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0576: ColdFusion 5.0 and earlier on Windows systems allows remote attackers to determine the absolute pathname of .cfm or .dbm files via an HTTP request that contains an MS-DOS device name such as NUL, which leaks the pathname in an error message.
- OSVDB ID: 3337: ColdFusion on IIS cfm/dbm Diagnostic Error Path Disclosure
- Macromedia ColdFusion 5.0
Apr 18, 2002
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