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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2003.0476 -- Macromedia Security Zone Bulletin
MPSB03-04 Patch for Apache 1.3.x, 2.0 View Source Vulnerability in
ColdFusion MX and JRun 4.0 on Windows
09 July 2003
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: ColdFusion MX
Operating System: Windows
Platform: Apache 1.3.x and 2.0 on Windows
Impact: Access Privileged Data
Access Required: Remote
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Several security issues that may affect ColdFusion
customers have come to our attention recently.
To learn about these new issues and what actions you
can take to address them, please visit the Security
Zone at the Macromedia website:
MPSB03-04 - Patch available for Apache 1.3.x, 2.0 view
source vulnerability in ColdFusion MX and JRun 4.0 on
Originally Posted: July 8, 2003
ColdFusion MX and JRun 4.0 will show source code while
browsing .cfm, .cfc,.cfml (ColdFusion MX) or .jsp (JRun)
pages if the user appends an encoded space to the end of
a URL. This vulnerability only affects Apache 1.3.x and
2.x versions on Windows platforms.
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should follow the recommendations found in the bulletin.
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