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Published:

21 November 2012

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.1100
      Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion 10 for Windows
                             21 November 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe ColdFusion
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-5674  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-25.html

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Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion 10 for Windows

Release date: November 19, 2012

Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-25

Priority: 2

CVE number: CVE-2012-5674

Platform: Windows

SUMMARY

Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion 10 Update 1 and above for
Windows. This hotfix resolves a vulnerability affecting ColdFusion on Windows
Internet Information Services (IIS), which could result in a Denial of Service
condition. Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the
instructions provided in the "Solution" section below.

AFFECTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS

ColdFusion 10 Update 1 and above for Windows

SOLUTION

Adobe recommends customers update their installation of ColdFusion 10 Update 1
and above for Windows to ColdFusion 10 Update 5 using the instructions provided
in the technote:
http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-security-hotfix-apsb12-25.html.

PRIORITY AND SEVERITY RATINGS

Adobe categorizes this update with the following priority rating and recommends
users update their installation to the newest version:

Product 	Updated Version		Platform	Priority Rating
ColdFusion	10 Update 5		Windows		2

This update addresses an important vulnerability in the software.

DETAILS

Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion 10 Update 1 and above for
Windows. This hotfix resolves a vulnerability affecting ColdFusion on Windows
Internet Information Services (IIS), which could result in a Denial of Service
condition. Adobe recommends users update their product installation using the
instructions provided in the "Solution" section above.

This update resolves a vulnerability which could result in a Denial of Service
condition (CVE-2012-5674).

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Adobe would like to thank Brian Cassell of Compass Group North America for
reporting the relevant issue (CVE-2012-5674) and for working with Adobe to help
protect our customers.

ADOBE DISCLAIMER

License agreement
By using software of Adobe Systems Incorporated or its subsidiaries ("Adobe");
you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with such
terms and conditions; do not use the software. The terms of an end user license
agreement accompanying a particular software file upon installation or download
of the software shall supersede the terms presented below.

The export and re-export of Adobe software products are controlled by the
United States Export Administration Regulations and such software may not be
exported or re-exported to Cuba; Iran; Iraq; Libya; North Korea; Sudan; or
Syria or any country to which the United States embargoes goods. In addition;
Adobe software may not be distributed to persons on the Table of Denial Orders;
the Entity List; or the List of Specially Designated Nationals.

By downloading or using an Adobe software product you are certifying that you
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any country to which the United States embargoes goods and that you are not a
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Designated Nationals. If the software is designed for use with an application
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provided you possess a valid license from Adobe for the Host Application.
Except as set forth below; such software is licensed to you subject to the
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your use of the Host Application.

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TO YOU REGARDING THE SOFTWARE AND THAT THE SOFTWARE IS BEING PROVIDED TO YOU
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USE; INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS; OR ANY DIRECT; INDIRECT; SPECIAL; INCIDENTAL; OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) REGARDLESS OF THE
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LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE; EVEN IF ADOBE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGES. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages; so the above limitation or
exclusion may not apply to you.

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