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Vulnerability title: Arbitrary File Retrieval + Deletion in New Atlanta BlueDragon CFChart Servlet

CVE: CVE-2014-5370
Vendor: New Atlanta
Product: BlueDragon CFChart Servlet
Affected version:
Fixed version:
Reported by: Mike Westmacott


The CFChart servlet of BlueDragon (component com.naryx.tagfusion.cfm.cfchartServlet) is vulnerable to arbitrary file retrieval due to a directory traversal vulnerability. In certain circumstances the retrieved file is also deleted.


This vulnerability may allow an attacker to download arbitrary files from an affected server and to also potentially see those files deleted after retrieval. The files that may be retrieved are dependent upon the user under which the J2EE application executes and the file permissions on their system.


In order to retrieve a file from a vulnerable server use the following URL in a web browser and intercept the response from the server:


The browser will display a broken image, however the HTTP response will contain the file’s contents.


The vendor has released a patch.

Vendor status:

26/06/2014 Advisory created
01/07/2014 Vendor contacted via email
11/08/2014 Attempted to contact vendor by phone
26/08/2014 CVE obtained
08/12/2014 Attempted to contact vendor
17/12/2014 Vendor working on a fix
20/01/2015 Fix released
06/03/2015 Published

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