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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe ColdFusion Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Macromedia ColdFusion 3rd Party Bug Lets Local Users Gain Local System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017040
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3978   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 11 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7, 7.0.1, 7.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Macromedia ColdFusion. A local user can obtain Local System privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in a third party library to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with Local System privileges.

Adobe credits Information Risk Management Plc. with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary code with Local System privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued an update.

The Adobe advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE), Linux (Turbo Linux), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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