Atlassian Confluence Server 5.10.x < 5.10.4 Secret Key Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9650


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


Versions of Confluence 5.10.x prior to 5.10.4 contain 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 e.g. gain full control over a linked HipChat instance.


Upgrade to Confluence 5.10.x version 5.10.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9650

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