Atlassian Confluence 6.13.0 < 7.19.20 / 7.20.x < 8.5.7 / 8.6.x < 8.8.1 (CONFSERVER-94604)

high Nessus Plugin ID 192565


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-94604 advisory.

- This High severity Path Traversal vulnerability was introduced in version 6.13.0 of Confluence Data Center. This Path Traversal vulnerability, with a CVSS Score of 8.3, allows an unauthenticated attacker to exploit an undefinable vulnerability which has high impact to confidentiality, high impact to integrity, high impact to availability, and requires user interaction. Atlassian recommends that Confluence Data Center and Server customers upgrade to latest version, if you are unable to do so, upgrade your instance to one of the specified supported fixed versions: Data Center Atlassian recommends that Confluence Data Center customers upgrade to the latest version and that Confluence Server customers upgrade to the latest 8.5.x LTS version. If you are unable to do so, upgrade your instance to one of the specified supported fixed versions See the release notes notes-327.html You can download the latest version of Confluence Data Center and Server from the download center This vulnerability was reported via our Bug Bounty program. (CVE-2024-21677)

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 7.19.20, 8.5.7, 8.8.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 192565

File Name: confluence_confserver-94604.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 3/26/2024

Updated: 5/24/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-21677


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:confluence

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Atlassian Confluence

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/19/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-21677

IAVA: 2024-A-0175-S