Zero-day vulnerability in ColdFusion

Dangerous file upload

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2019030102 - Dangerous file upload in Adobe ColdFusion

Vulnerable component: ColdFusion

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7816

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing file uploads. A remote attacker can upload and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the ColdFusion service. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires that the attacker has the ability to upload files.

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.