Atlassian Jira < 7.6.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis

Atlassian Jira < 7.6.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the instance of Atlassian Jira hosted on the remote web server is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Atlassian Jira contains a flaw that allows a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. This flaw exists because the issue collector does not properly sanitize input to error messages for custom fields before returning it to users. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to create a specially crafted request that executes arbitrary script code in a user's browser session within the trust relationship between their browser and the server. (CVE-2018-5230)

- Atlassian Jira contains a flaw in the ForgotLoginDetails resource that is triggered during the handling of a specially crafted request. This may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-5231)

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Atlassian Jira version 7.6.6 or later.

See Also

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-67289

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-67290

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112626

Type: remote

Published: 10/27/2020

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci, api

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5231

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:atlassian:jira:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5230, CVE-2018-5231