Advisory Published


First published: Wed Jul 12 2023(Updated: )

Adobe ColdFusion versions 2018u16 (and earlier), 2021u6 (and earlier) and 2023.0.0.330468 (and earlier) are affected by an Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts vulnerability that could result in a Security feature bypass. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to impact the confidentiality of the user. Exploitation of this issue does not require user interaction.

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

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe ColdFusion=2018
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update1
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=2018-update10
Adobe ColdFusion=2021
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update1
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update2
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update3
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update13
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update12
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update11
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update4
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update14
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update5
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update15
Adobe ColdFusion=2018-update16
Adobe ColdFusion=2021-update6
Adobe ColdFusion>=2023<=2023.0.0.330468

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2023-29301.

  • Which versions of Adobe ColdFusion are affected by this vulnerability?

    Adobe ColdFusion versions 2018u16 (and earlier), 2021u6 (and earlier), and 2023.0.0.330468 (and earlier) are affected.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-29301?

    The severity of CVE-2023-29301 is high.

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

    This vulnerability could result in a security feature bypass.

  • Are there any fixes available for this vulnerability?

    Yes, Adobe has released a security bulletin with fixes for this vulnerability. Please refer to the reference link for more information.


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