adobe CVE-2023-38205 vulnerability in Adobe Products
Published on September 14, 2023

Adobe ColdFusion versions 2018u18 (and earlier), 2021u8 (and earlier) and 2023u2 (and earlier) are affected by an Improper Access Control vulnerability that could result in a Security feature bypass. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to access the administration CFM and CFC endpoints. Exploitation of this issue does not require user interaction.

Vendor Advisory NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Adobe ColdFusion Improper Access Control Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Adobe ColdFusion contains an improper access control vulnerability that allows for a security feature bypass.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by August 10, 2023: Apply mitigations per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if mitigations are unavailable.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2023-38205 can be exploited with network access, and does not require authorization privileges or user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has the highest possible exploitability rating (3.9). The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to have a high impact on confidentiality, with no impact on integrity and availability.

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