21 November 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.1100 Security update: Hotfix available for ColdFusion 10 for Windows 21 November 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- 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 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- 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 are not a national of Cuba; Iran; Iraq; Libya; North Korea; Sudan; or Syria or any country to which the United States embargoes goods and that you are not a person on the Table of Denial Orders; the Entity List; or the List of Specially Designated Nationals. 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