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Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. Adobe has now patched them with a Security Update released on August 17, 2009. Here are the details, direct from Adobe's own Security Bulletin: "Summary Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system. Affected software versions ColdFusion 8.0.1 and earlier versions JRun 4.0 Solution Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion and JRun customers update their installations using the links in the Details section below. Severity rating Adobe categorizes these as critical issues and recommends affected users patch their installations. Details Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versi... (more)

Adobe Moves One Step Closer To AIR 1.0

"AIR Beta 3 is an exciting release that takes us one step closer to AIR 1.0," writes Platform Evangelist Kevin Hoyt in a recent commentary on eight changes from AIR Beta 2. "Unlike the myriad of changes introduced in the move from AIR Beta 1 to AIR Beta 2," Hoyt added, "the changes in AIR Beta 3 are far more subtle.' This stability, he noted, indicates the growing maturity of the product. "You can read the release notes of course," wrote Hoyt - a past speaker at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo - in his blog, "but in the progress of updating my forty-plus AIR applications, here are th... (more)

ColdFusion MX 7 Is An Immediate Hit With Developers (Live on SYS-CON.TV)

"It's Here!" - Editor-in-Chief of CFDJ Introduces ColdFusion MX 7 "This Is the Release That Will Make You a Hero Again," Says Tim Buntel CFMX 7: Release Announced Live on SYS-CON.TV "We've had a tremendous response," said ColdFusion product manager Dave Gruber, speaking exclusively to SYS-CON.TV ( just 9 days after the release of ColdFusion MX 7, the most customer driven release of Macromedia ColdFusion to date. "I couldn't ask for a better nine days," Gruber added, when interviewed live on the show floor at Web Services Edge 2005 in Boston. "We couldn't be... (more)

Cold Fusion Developer's Journal Exclusive: Intergral Execs Discuss Content Management

Darren Pywell (left in picture) and David Tattersall (right in picture) co-founded Intergral "with the vision to provide context-rich, unified information across the enterprise," they told Cold Fusion Developer's Journal in an exclusive interivew.  Intergral ( "With this vision in mind, we wanted to build our solutions on INTERnet technologies and we knew that our software would be an inteGRAL part of the business – so we put the two together and came up with Intergral," Tattersall says. Both founding partners have a long career history of building informa... (more)

ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater is Available

Macromedia has released an updater for ColdFusion MX 6.1. When talks first surfaced about updates to ColdFusion, it was expected that ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater would be a minor release, resolving bugs and security flaws. This is not the case with the updater Macromedia decided to release. Included are not only software and security fixes; but components that the company says will improve the application's functionality on a number of levels. Tim Buntel, Product Manager for ColdFusion, recommends all ColdF... (more)