Atlassian Crowd 2.6.x < 2.6.3 Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700021


The version of Atlassian Crowd installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure attack vector.


The version of Crowd installed on the remote host is version 2.6.x prior to 2.6.3 and is affected by a XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability. This vulnerability could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to retrieve arbitrary files from the remote host by sending a specially crafted HTTP request with a Document Type Definition (DTD) header containing an XML external entity along with an entity reference.


Update to Crowd version 2.6.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 700021

Family: CGI

Published: 2017/03/23

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 9900

Nessus ID: 67176

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:atlassian:crowd

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3925

BID: 60899