Advisory Published

CVE-2019-7816: Malicious File Upload

First published: Fri May 24 2019(Updated: )

ColdFusion versions Update 2 and earlier, Update 9 and earlier, and Update 17 and earlier have a file upload restriction bypass vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update10
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update11
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update12
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update13
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update14
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update15
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update16
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update17
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update2
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update3
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update4
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update5
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update6
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update7
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update8
Adobe ColdFusion=11.0-update9
Adobe ColdFusion=2016
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update2
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update3
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update4
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update5
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update6
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update7
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update8
Adobe ColdFusion=2016-update9
Adobe ColdFusion=2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update2

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2019-7816?

    CVE-2019-7816 is a vulnerability in ColdFusion versions Update 2 and earlier, Update 9 and earlier, and Update 17 and earlier, which allows for file upload restriction bypass and could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • How severe is CVE-2019-7816?

    CVE-2019-7816 has a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10, which is classified as critical.

  • Which versions of ColdFusion are affected by CVE-2019-7816?

    CVE-2019-7816 affects ColdFusion versions 11.0, 2016, and 2018 (including various updates for each version).

  • How can CVE-2019-7816 be exploited?

    Successful exploitation of CVE-2019-7816 could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2019-7816?

    More information about CVE-2019-7816 can be found at the following reference: [link](


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