Advisory Published

CVE-2022-42341: XEE

First published: Fri Oct 14 2022(Updated: )

Adobe ColdFusion versions Update 14 (and earlier) and Update 4 (and earlier) are affected by an Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') vulnerability that could result in arbitrary file system read. Exploitation of this issue does not require user interaction.

Credit: psirt@adobe.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe ColdFusion=2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update10
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update11
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update12
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update13
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update14
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
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update2
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update3
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update4

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-42341?

    CVE-2022-42341 is a vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion versions Update 14 (and earlier) and Update 4 (and earlier) that allows arbitrary file system read due to an improper restriction of XML external entity reference (XXE).

  • How severe is CVE-2022-42341?

    CVE-2022-42341 has a severity rating of 7.5 (high).

  • Which versions of Adobe ColdFusion are affected by CVE-2022-42341?

    Adobe ColdFusion versions 2018 (all updates), 2021 (all updates), Update 14 (and earlier), and Update 4 (and earlier) are affected by CVE-2022-42341.

  • How can CVE-2022-42341 be exploited?

    Exploitation of CVE-2022-42341 does not require user interaction.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-42341?

    You can find more information about CVE-2022-42341 on the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB22-44.


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