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Atlassian's Jira Service Management Found Vulnerable to Critical Vulnerability

Atlassian's Jira Service Management Found Vulnerable to Critical Vulnerability

Feb 03, 2023 Cloud Security / Vulnerability
Atlassian has released fixes to resolve a critical security flaw in Jira Service Management Server and Data Center that could be abused by an attacker to pass off as another user and gain unauthorized access to susceptible instances. The  vulnerability  is tracked as  CVE-2023-22501  (CVSS score: 9.4) and has been described as a case of broken authentication with low attack complexity. "An authentication vulnerability was discovered in Jira Service Management Server and Data Center which allows an attacker to impersonate another user and gain access to a Jira Service Management instance under certain circumstances," Atlassian  said . "With write access to a User Directory and outgoing email enabled on a Jira Service Management instance, an attacker could gain access to signup tokens sent to users with accounts that have never been logged into." The tokens, Atlassian noted, can be obtained in either of the two scenarios - If the attacker is included on Jira i
Atlassian Drops Patches for Critical Jira Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Atlassian Drops Patches for Critical Jira Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Apr 23, 2022
Atlassian has published a security advisory warning of a critical vulnerability in its Jira software that could be abused by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to circumvent authentication protections. Tracked as  CVE-2022-0540 , the flaw is rated 9.9 out of 10 on the CVSS scoring system and resides in Jira's authentication framework, Jira Seraph. Khoadha of Viettel Cyber Security has been credited with discovering and reporting the security weakness. "A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to bypass authentication and authorization requirements in WebWork actions using an affected configuration," Atlassian  noted . The flaw affects the following Jira products - Jira Core Server, Jira Software Server and Jira Software Data Center: All versions before 8.13.18, 8.14.x, 8.15.x, 8.16.x, 8.17.x, 8.18.x, 8.19.x, 8.20.x before 8.20.6, and 8.21.x Jira Service Management Server and Jira Service Management Data Cent
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