Atlassian Jira 8.5.x < 8.19.1 (JRASERVER-72802)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162752


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 < 8.19.1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the JRASERVER-72802 advisory.

- Access-revoked user can add new users and groups to a Jira project - CVE-2021-41311 (CVE-2021-41311)

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 8.19.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162752

File Name: jira_8_19_1_jraserver-72802.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/6/2022

Updated: 6/5/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Enable CGI Scanning: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-41311


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/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: 9/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41311