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Advisory Published


First published: Thu May 27 2021(Updated: )

The Adobe ColdFusion installer fails to set a secure access-control list (ACL) on the default installation directory, such as C:\ColdFusion2021\. By default, unprivileged users can create files in this directory structure, which creates a privilege-escalation vulnerability.

Credit: cret@cert.org

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe ColdFusion=2016
Adobe ColdFusion=2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2021

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-10145?

    CVE-2020-10145 is a vulnerability in the Adobe ColdFusion installer that allows unprivileged users to create files in the default installation directory, leading to privilege escalation.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-10145?

    CVE-2020-10145 has a severity rating of 7.8 (High).

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2020-10145?

    Adobe ColdFusion versions 2016, 2018, and 2021 are affected by CVE-2020-10145.

  • How does CVE-2020-10145 impact security?

    CVE-2020-10145 allows unprivileged users to create files in the default installation directory of Adobe ColdFusion, creating a privilege escalation vulnerability.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-10145?

    You can find more information about CVE-2020-10145 at the following link: https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/125331


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