Atlassian Jira 8.5.x < 8.20.1 / 8.21.0 (JRASERVER-72898)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 162739


The remote Atlassian Jira host is missing a security update.


The version of Atlassian Jira installed on the remote host is prior to 8.5.x < 8.20.1 / 8.21.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the JRASERVER-72898 advisory.

- Privilege escalation leads unauthorized user to edit email batch configurations - CVE-2021-41313 (CVE-2021-41313)

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


Upgrade to Atlassian Jira version 8.20.1, 8.21.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 162739

File Name: jira_8_21_0_jraserver-72898.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/6/2022

Updated: 7/6/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-41313


Risk Factor: Medium

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: 10/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/1/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41313