Atlassian Confluence < 7.19.9 (CONFSERVER-83218)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 176454


The remote Atlassian Confluence host is missing a security update.


The version of Atlassian Confluence Server running on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CONFSERVER-83218 advisory. A remote attacker, authenticated with read permissions, can upload attachments despite not having permissions to due to a broken access control vulnerability in the attachments feature.

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 Confluence version 7.19.9 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 176454

File Name: confluence_confserver-83218.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/29/2023

Updated: 6/5/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Enable CGI Scanning: true

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on an in-depth analysis of the vendor advisory.


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: manual


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:confluence

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Atlassian Confluence

Patch Publication Date: 5/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/29/2023