Atlassian Confluence < 6.6.12 / 6.7.x < 6.12.3 / 6.13.x < 6.13.3 / 6.14.x < 6.14.2 Template Injection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 124004

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VPR Score: 9.7


A web application running on the remote host is affected by a template injection vulnerability.


According to the tests performed by Nessus, the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability:

- A server-side template injection exists in the Widget Connector due to improper input validation. An attacker can exploit this, via unspecified vectors, to traverse directories or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-3396)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 124004

File Name: confluence_cve-2019-3396.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/04/11

Updated: 2020/05/01

Dependencies: 53574

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 9.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3396

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:confluence

Required KB Items: installed_sw/confluence

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/20

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Atlassian Confluence Widget Connector Macro Velocity Template Injection)

Elliot (Confluence File Disclosure)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3396

IAVA: 2019-A-0135-S