Atlassian Jira < 8.13.15 / 8.14.x < 8.20.3 / 8.21.0 XSS (JRASERVER-73068)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 162779


The remote Atlassian Jira host is missing a security update.


The version of Atlassian Jira installed on the remote host is prior to < 8.13.15 / 8.14.x < 8.20.3 / 8.21.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the JRASERVER-73068 advisory.

- Reflected XSS via /rest/collectors/1.0/template/custom - CVE-2021-43942 (CVE-2021-43942)

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 8.13.15, 8.20.3, 8.21.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 162779

File Name: jira_8_21_0_jraserver-73068.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Published: 7/7/2022

Updated: 7/7/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-43942


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: 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: 1/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43942