[securityzone@macromedia.com: New Macromedia Security Zone Bulletin Posted]

From: David Ahmad (da_at_securityfocus.com)
Date: 04/16/04

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    ----- Forwarded message from Macromedia Security Zone <securityzone@macromedia.com> -----

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    IMPORTANT:

    A security issue that may affect ColdFusion MX 6.1 customers
    has come to our attention recently.

    To learn about this new issue and what actions you can take
    to address it, please visit the Macromedia Security Zone:

    http://www.macromedia.com/security
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    MPSB04-06 - Security Patch available for ColdFusion MX 6.1
    File Upload Denial of service
     
    Originally Posted: April 15, 2004

    http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/mpsb04-06.html

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    SUMMARY:

    ColdFusion MX 6.1 is vulnerable to a denial of service
    attack if a malicious user repeatedly uploads files and
    interrupts each upload before it completes.

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    WHAT CUSTOMERS SHOULD DO:

    Customers with configurations affected by this bulletin
    should follow the recommendations found in the bulletin.

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