Advisory Published


First published: Wed Jun 12 2019(Updated: )

ColdFusion versions Update 3 and earlier, Update 10 and earlier, and Update 18 and earlier have a deserialization of untrusted data 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-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-2019-7840?

    CVE-2019-7840 is a vulnerability in ColdFusion versions Update 3 and earlier, Update 10 and earlier, and Update 18 and earlier, which allows for deserialization of untrusted data and could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2019-7840?

    The severity of CVE-2019-7840 is critical with a CVSS score of 9.8.

  • What software versions are affected by CVE-2019-7840?

    ColdFusion versions 11.0, 2016, and 2018 with various updates are affected by CVE-2019-7840.

  • How can CVE-2019-7840 be exploited?

    CVE-2019-7840 can be exploited by an attacker utilizing deserialization of untrusted data to execute arbitrary code.

  • Is there a fix for CVE-2019-7840?

    Yes, Adobe has released security updates to address CVE-2019-7840. It is recommended to upgrade to the latest version of ColdFusion to mitigate this vulnerability.


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