Atlassian JIRA < 7.13.12 / 8.x < 8.4.3 / 8.5.x < 8.5.2 Authorization Bypass (JRASERVER-70405)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 132727


The remote web server hosts a web application that is potentially affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Atlassian JIRA hosted on the remote web server is prior to 7.13.12, 8.x prior to 8.4.3, or 8.5.x prior to 8.5.2 / 8.6.0. It is, therefore, affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in the WorkflowResource class removeStatus method due to a missing authorization check. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this with a non-privileged account to bypass required administrative permissions and remove a configured issue status from a project.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132727

File Name: jira_8_5_2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2020/01/09

Updated: 2020/07/28

Dependencies: 45577, 131193, 131566

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15013

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/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/Atlassian JIRA

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15013