Advisory Details

October 14th, 2022

Adobe ColdFusion Solr Service XML External Entity Processing Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1414
ZDI-CAN-16885

CVE ID CVE-2022-38419
CVSS SCORE 5.9, (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS ColdFusion
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of Adobe ColdFusion. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the Apache Solr service. Due to the improper restriction of XML External Entity (XXE) references, a crafted document specifying a URI causes the XML parser to access the URI and embed the contents back into the XML document for further processing. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose files in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/coldfusion/apsb22-44.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-05-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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