Advisory Published


First published: Thu Sep 07 2023(Updated: )

ColdFusion version 2021 update 1 (and earlier) and versions 2018.10 (and earlier) are impacted by an improper access control vulnerability when checking permissions in the CFIDE path. An authenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to access and manipulate arbitrary data on the environment.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe ColdFusion<2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update10
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update2
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update3
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update4
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update5
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update6
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update7
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update8
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update9
Adobe ColdFusion=2021

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2021-40699.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2021-40699?

    The severity of CVE-2021-40699 is high with a CVSS score of 7.4.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2021-40699?

    ColdFusion versions 2018.10 and earlier, as well as ColdFusion 2021 update 1 and earlier, are affected by CVE-2021-40699.

  • What is the impact of CVE-2021-40699?

    CVE-2021-40699 allows an authenticated attacker to access and manipulate arbitrary data on the environment.

  • How can I fix CVE-2021-40699?

    To fix CVE-2021-40699, update ColdFusion to a version that is not affected by the vulnerability.


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