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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe ColdFusion Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe ColdFusion CFID/CFTOKEN Bug May Let Remote Users Hijack Sessions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018944
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5905   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2007
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): MX 7, 8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe ColdFusion. A remote user may be able to hijack user sessions in certain cases.

The system will accept empty string values for the CFID and CFTOKEN values. If an application is made to store empty values, arbitrary users can share session data.

Michael Chabot reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to hijack user sessions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued solution instructions, available at:

The Adobe advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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