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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Hotfix available for ColdFusion 10 and earlier
12 September 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Unknown/Unspecified
CVE Names: CVE-2012-2048
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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion 10 and earlier
Release date: September 11, 2012
Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-21
CVE number: CVE-2012-2048
Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion 10 and earlier versions for
Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. This update resolves a vulnerability which could
result in a Denial of Service condition. Adobe recommends users update their
product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution" section
Affected software versions
ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1, 9.0, 8.0.1, and 8.0 for Windows, Macintosh and
Adobe recommends ColdFusion customers update their installation using the
instructions provided in the technote:
Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and
recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
Updated Version 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1, 9.0, 8.0.1, 8.0
Platform Windows, Macintosh and UNIX
Priority Rating 2
This update addresses an important vulnerability in the software.
Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion 10 and earlier versions
for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. This update resolves a vulnerability which
could result in a Denial of Service condition. Adobe recommends users update
their product installation using the instructions provided in the "Solution"
This update resolves a vulnerability which could result in a Denial of Service
Adobe would like to thank David Boyer for reporting the relevant issue
(CVE-2012-2048) and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.
By using software of Adobe Systems Incorporated or its subsidiaries ("Adobe");
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