Adobe fixed ColdFusion flaw listed as under active exploit

Adobe is warning that a critical zero-day flaw in ColdFusion web app development platform was exploited in very limited attacks.

Software giant Adobe released security updates for ColdFusion versions 2021 and 2018 to resolve a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-26360 (CVSS base score 8.6), that was exploited in very limited attacks.

“Adobe is aware that CVE-2023-26360 has been exploited in the wild in very limited attacks targeting Adobe ColdFusion.” reads the advisory published by the company.

The vulnerability is an Improper Access Control that can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. The vulnerability could also lead to arbitrary file system read and memory leak.

The company also fixed a critical deserialization of untrusted data issue in Adobe ColdFusion, tracked as CVE-2023-26359 (CVSS base score 9.8), that can lead to arbitrary code execution.

Adobe also fixed a ColdFusion Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory (‘Path Traversal’), tracked as CVE-2023-26361 (CVSS base score 4.9) that can lead to memory leak.

In March 2023, the company released eight patches addressing a total of 105 vulnerabilities in Photoshop, Experience Manager, Dimension, Commerce, Substance 3D Stager, Cloud Desktop Application, and Illustrator. ZDI reported that a total of 77 of these bugs were reported through its program. The experts pointed out that this is the “largest Adobe update in quite some time.”

Only the patch for Cold Fusion is listed as under active exploit.

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Pierluigi Paganini

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Pierluigi Paganini: Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer. Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US. Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines. Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.

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