Atlassian JIRA < 8.5.11 / 8.6.x < 8.13.3 / 8.14.x < 8.15.0 Multiple XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147728
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The remote web server hosts a web application that is affected by multiple cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Atlassian JIRA hosted on the remote web server is affected by multiple Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. Affected versions of Atlassian Jira Server can allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTML or JavaScript in the Screens Modal view, ViewWorkflowSchemes.jspa and ListWorkflows.jspa endpoints.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147728

File Name: jira_8_15_0.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 3/12/2021

Updated: 3/15/2021

Dependencies: jira_detect.nasl, atlassian_jira_win_installed.nbin, atlassian_jira_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36236


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 1/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-36234, CVE-2020-36236

IAVA: 2021-A-0095