Atlassian Confluence Server 5.9.x < 5.9.14 Secret Key Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9649


The remote Confluence server is affected by a secret key disclosure vulnerability.


Versions of Confluence 5.9.x prior to 5.9.14 are affected by a flaw that may result in the secret key used for linked instance communication being exposed. This may allow an authenticated remote attacker to disclose it and gain full control over a linked HipChat instance.


Upgrade to Confluence 5.9.x version 5.9.14 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9649

Family: CGI

Published: 2016/10/14

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 9543

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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:confluence

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6668

BID: 93159