Questions for Confluence App Default Credentials (CVE-2022-26138)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 164091


The application hosted on the remote web server uses a default set of known credentials.


The remote confluence web application uses a known set of hard-coded default credentials of the 'Questions for Confluence' marketplace application. An attacker can exploit this to gain administrative access to the remote host.


Change the application's default credentials.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 164091

File Name: confluence_CVE-2022-26138.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/12/2022

Updated: 8/13/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26138


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:atlassian:confluence:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/confluence

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/20/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 8/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-26138