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CVE-2024-20767 - Adobe Coldfusion Arbitrary File Read

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CVE-2024-20767 - Adobe Coldfusion Arbitrary File Read



This module exploits an Improper Access Vulnerability in Adobe Coldfusion versions prior to version '2023 Update 6' and '2021 Update 12'. The vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to request authentication token in the form of a UUID from the /CFIDE/adminapi/_servermanager/servermanager.cfc endpoint. Using that UUID attackers can hit the /pms endpoint in order to exploit the Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability.


  • ma4ter
  • yoryio
  • Christiaan Beek
  • jheysel-r7


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

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