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ESB-2007.0911 -- [Win] -- Update available for ColdFusion MX 7 and ColdFusion 8 potential session hijacking issue

Date: 14 November 2007

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2007.0911 -- [Win]
           Update available for ColdFusion MX 7 and ColdFusion 8
                     potential session hijacking issue
                             14 November 2007

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              ColdFusion MX 7
                      ColdFusion 8
Publisher:            Adobe
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Access Confidential Data
                      Inappropriate Access
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-5905

Original Bulletin:    
  http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-19.html

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Adobe Security Bulletin: 
- - Update available for ColdFusion MX 7 and ColdFusion 8 
potential session hijacking issue
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APSB07-19 - Update available for ColdFusion MX 7 and 
ColdFusion 8 potential session hijacking issue

Originally posted: November 13, 2007

Summary:  
An error in ColdFusion MX7 and ColdFusion 8 applications 
could allow an attacker to hijack user sessions. This issue 
does not apply to customers using J2EE session management.

Severity Rating: 
Adobe categorizes this update as moderate
http://direct.adobe.com/r?xJlPTvWElvHJEcHHqJccl

Adobe recommends that users apply this update to their 
installations.  Learn more: 
http://direct.adobe.com/r?xJlPTvWElvHqEcHHqJcJH

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ANY INFORMATION, PATCHES, DOWNLOADS, WORKAROUNDS, OR FIXES 
PROVIDED BY ADOBE IN THIS BULLETIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" 
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ADOBE AND ITS SUPPLIERS 
DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR 
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SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, COVER, LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS 
INTERRUPTION, OR THE LIKE, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS DAMAGES, 
BASED ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY INCLUDING BREACH OF 
CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), 
PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADOBE, INC. OR ITS 
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DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR 
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION 
OR LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE 
OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. 

Adobe reserves the right, from time to time, to update 
the information in this document with current information.
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This is an advertising message from Adobe Systems Incorporated,  
its affiliates and agents ("Adobe"), 345 Park Avenue, 
San Jose,  CA 95110 USA.

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