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Adobe ColdFusion Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Read

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Adobe ColdFusion Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Read



This module exploits a remote unauthenticated deserialization of untrusted data vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion 2021 Update 5 and earlier as well as ColdFusion 2018 Update 15 and earlier, in order to read an arbitrary file from the server. To run this module you must provide a valid ColdFusion Component (CFC) endpoint via the CFC_ENDPOINT option, and a valid remote method name from that endpoint via the CFC_METHOD option. By default an endpoint in the ColdFusion Administrator (CFIDE) is provided. If the CFIDE is not accessible you will need to choose a different CFC endpoint, method and parameters.


  • sf <stephen_fewer@harmonysecurity.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/gather/adobe_coldfusion_fileread_cve_2023_26360
msf auxiliary(adobe_coldfusion_fileread_cve_2023_26360) > show actions
msf auxiliary(adobe_coldfusion_fileread_cve_2023_26360) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(adobe_coldfusion_fileread_cve_2023_26360) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(adobe_coldfusion_fileread_cve_2023_26360) > run 

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