administrator.cfc in Adobe ColdFusion 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, and 10 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and possibly execute arbitrary code by logging in to the RDS component using the default empty password and leveraging this session to access the administrative web interface, as exploited in the wild in January 2013.
Published 2013-01-17 00:55:01
Updated 2014-01-17 05:12:07
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeInformation leak

CVE-2013-0632 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Adobe ColdFusion Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Adobe ColdFusion which could result in an unauthorized user gaining administrative access.
Added on 2022-03-03 Action due date 2022-03-24

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-0632

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.37%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-0632

  • Adobe ColdFusion RDS Authentication Bypass
    Disclosure Date: 2013-08-08
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    Adobe ColdFusion 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, and 10 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication using the RDS component. Due to default settings or misconfiguration, its password can be set to an empty value. This allows an attacker to create a session via the RDS

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-0632

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CWE ids for CVE-2013-0632

References for CVE-2013-0632

Products affected by CVE-2013-0632

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