Atlassian Jira Webroot Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130278


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


The instance of Atlassian Jira hosted on the remote web server is affected by a directory traversal vulnerability in CachingResourceDownloadRewriteRule class due to an improper path access restriction. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by sending a specially crafted HTTP request, to disclose sensitive information which may aid in further attacks.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130278

File Name: jira_cve_2019_8442_directory_traversal.nbin

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/10/25

Updated: 2020/02/26

Dependencies: 45577

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8442

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:jira

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Atlassian JIRA

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8442

BID: 108460