Atlassian JIRA global-translations.jsp XSS (JRASERVER-61888)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 132954


The remote web server hosts a web application that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The instance of Atlassian JIRA hosted on the remote web server is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability in 'includes/decorators/global-translations.jsp' due to improper validation of user-supplied input data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to click a specially crafted URL, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132954

File Name: jira_global-translations_xss.nbin

Version: 1.39

Type: remote

Published: 1/16/2020

Updated: 8/22/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-6285


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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: 9/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/31/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6285

BID: 95913