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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2004.0282 -- Macromedia Security Bulletin - MPSB 04-06
Security Patch available for ColdFusion MX 6.1 File Upload Denial of
16 April 2004
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: ColdFusion MX 6.1
Impact: Denial of Service
Access Required: Remote
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A security issue that may affect ColdFusion MX 6.1 customers
has come to our attention recently.
To learn about this new issue and what actions you can take
to address it, please visit the Macromedia Security Zone:
MPSB04-06 - Security Patch available for ColdFusion MX 6.1
File Upload Denial of service
Originally Posted: April 15, 2004
ColdFusion MX 6.1 is vulnerable to a denial of service
attack if a malicious user repeatedly uploads files and
interrupts each upload before it completes.
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