Advisory Published

CVE-2019-7838: Malicious File Upload

First published: Wed Jun 12 2019(Updated: )


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-update18
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-update10
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
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update3

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2019-7838?

    CVE-2019-7838 refers to a file extension blacklist bypass vulnerability in ColdFusion versions Update 3 and earlier, Update 10 and earlier, and Update 18 and earlier.

  • How severe is CVE-2019-7838?

    CVE-2019-7838 has a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10, indicating a critical vulnerability.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2019-7838?

    ColdFusion versions 11.0 to 11.0-update18, 2016 to 2016-update9, and 2018 to 2018-update3 are affected by CVE-2019-7838.

  • What is the potential impact of CVE-2019-7838?

    Successful exploitation of CVE-2019-7838 could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2019-7838?

    You can find more information about CVE-2019-7838 at the following URL:


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