Atlassian JIRA Service Desk Path Traversal Vulnerability (2019-09-18)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 129405


The remote web server hosts a web application that is potentially affected by a path traversal vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Atlassian Service Desk hosted on the remote web server is prior to 3.9.16, 3.1x.x prior to 3.16.8, 4.0.x prior to 4.1.3, 4.2.x prior to 4.2.5, 4.3.x prior to 4.3.4, 4.4.x prior to 4.4.1. It is, therefore, affected by an url path traversal vulnerability in Jira Service Desk Server and Jira Service Desk Data Center. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to view all issues from all the projects in the affected instance.


Upgrade to Atlassian JIRA Service Desk Server 3.9.16 / 3.16.8 / 4.1.3 / 4.2.5 / 4.3.4 / 4.4.1 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129405

File Name: jira_service_desk_20190918.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/09/30

Updated: 2020/02/21

Dependencies: 129162

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14994

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:jira

Required KB Items: installed_sw/JIRA Service Desk Application, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14994