Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center before version 7.13.0 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component (‘Injection’) Vulnerability

Summary

This issue exists to document that a security improvement in the way that Jira Server and Data Center use velocity templates has been implemented. The way in which velocity templates were used in Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center prior to version 8.8.1 allowed remote attackers to achieve remote code execution via insecure deserialization, if they were able to exploit a server side template injection vulnerability.

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The original article can be found at:https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-70940


Details

This issue exists to document that a security improvement in the way that Jira Server and Data Center use velocity templates has been implemented. The way in which velocity templates were used in Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center in affected versions allowed remote attackers to achieve remote code execution via insecure deserialization, if they were able to exploit a server side template injection vulnerability. The affected versions are before version 7.13.0, from version 8.0.0 before 8.5.0, and from version 8.6.0 before version 8.8.1.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center before version 7.13.0

Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center version 8.0.0 before 8.5.0

Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center version 8.6.0 before version 8.8.1

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-14172

 

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:7/2/2020

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