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Re: New Allaire Security Zone Bulletins and KB Article
From: lvhc () URBAN-A NET (x-empt [ lvhc / lou ])
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 23:24:36 -0700

Read on...

ASB99-10: Addressing Potential Security Issues with Undocumented CFML Tags and
Functions Used in the ColdFusion Administrator

By not documenting tags (and the weak encryption scheme of CFML), Allaire is starting to
become like Microsoft, believing in security through obscurity.

One has to question security through obscurity once again.  This is the SECOND major
problem from Allaire in recent months that is partially attributed to security through
obscurity. (The first being the "encryption" of CFML pages).


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