Published:2007/02/14  Last Updated:2008/05/21

ColdFusion cross-site scripting vulnerability


ColdFusion, web application development software from Adobe, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.
According to the statements from the vendor, this vulnerability does not occur when the "Enable Global Script Protection" setting is turned on.

This vulnerability is different from JVN#48566866.

Products Affected

  • ColdFusion MX 7.X
For more information, refer to the vendor's website.



An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser. If session information from a cookie is leaked, an attacker could possibly conduct a session hijacking.



JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2007.02.14

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required Simple - the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Medium
Exploit Complexity Low - little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-site scripting)
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendors under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2006-5859
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2007-000160

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