Atlassian Confluence < 6.3.4 usermacros Reflected XSS (CVE-2017-18084)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106947


A web application running on the remote host is affected by a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Atlassian Confluence application running on the remote host is prior to 6.3.4.
It is, therefore, affected by a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability in the usermacros resource.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Atlassian Confluence version 6.3.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106947

File Name: confluence_6_3_4.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Published: 2/22/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:confluence

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, www/confluence

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18084

BID: 103064