Atlassian Jira < 8.20.3 / 8.21.0 XSS (JRASERVER-73069)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 162763


The remote Atlassian Jira host is missing a security update.


The version of Atlassian Jira installed on the remote host is prior to 8.20.3 / 8.21.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the JRASERVER-73069 advisory.

- Stored XSS on /rest/jpo/1.0/hierarchyConfiguration via issueTypes parameter - CVE-2021-43945 (CVE-2021-43945)

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 8.20.3, 8.21.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 162763

File Name: jira_8_21_0_jraserver-73069.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Published: 7/6/2022

Updated: 7/27/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-43945


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/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: 11/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43945