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Hotfixes Now Available for ColdFusion and JRun

Adobe patches critical vulnerabilities in ColdFusion v8.0.1 (and earlier versions) and JRun 4.0.

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. Adobe has now patched them with a Security Update released on August 17, 2009.

Here are the details, direct from Adobe's own Security Bulletin:

"Summary

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system.

Affected software versions

ColdFusion 8.0.1 and earlier versions
JRun 4.0

Solution

Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion and JRun customers update their installations using the links in the Details section below.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes these as critical issues and recommends affected users patch their installations.

Details

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system.

An update for ColdFusion resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1872).

An update for ColdFusion resolves a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1877).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1872 and CVE-2009-1877 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

An update for JRun resolves a management console directory traversal vulnerability that could potentially lead to information disclosure (CVE-2009-1873).

An update for JRun resolves multiple management console cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1874).

JRun users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874
CVE-2009-1873 and CVE-2009-1874 Hotfix for JRun 4.0

An update for ColdFusion resolves multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities that could potentially lead to code execution (CVE-2009-1875).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1875 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1875
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2, and hf702-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8, and hf800-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1875 Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1, and hf801-1875.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

An update for ColdFusion resolves a double-encoded null character vulnerability that could potentially lead to information disclosure (CVE-2009-1876).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1876 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1876
CVE-2009-1876 Hotfix for ColdFusion

An update for ColdFusion resolves a session fixation vulnerability that could potentially lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2009-1878).

ColdFusion users can find the appropriate links to fix CVE-2009-1878 here:
Installation instructions for CVE-2009-1878
CVE-2009-1878 hf702-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 7.0.2
CVE-2009-1878 hf800-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8
CVE-2009-1878 hf801-1878.jar Hotfix for ColdFusion 8.0.1

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers’ security.

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