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SERVER-WEBAPP Atlassian Confluence Data Center and Server directory traversal attempt
This event is generated when an Atlassian Confluence Data Center and Server path traversal and upload attempt is detected. An attacker can upload a file and use this vulnerability to place it in a web-accessible directory, so they can run the file on the server afterwards.
Web Application Attack
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No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-3398Confluence Server and Data Center had a path traversal vulnerability in the downloadallattachments resource. A remote attacker who has permission to add attachments to pages and / or blogs or to create a new space or a personal space or who has 'Admin' permissions for a space can exploit this path traversal vulnerability to write files to arbitrary locations which can lead to remote code execution on systems that run a vulnerable version of Confluence Server or Data Center. All versions of Confluence Server from 2.0.0 before 6.6.13 (the fixed version for 6.6.x), from 6.7.0 before 6.12.4 (the fixed version for 6.12.x), from 6.13.0 before 6.13.4 (the fixed version for 6.13.x), from 6.14.0 before 6.14.3 (the fixed version for 6.14.x), and from 6.15.0 before 6.15.2 are affected by this vulnerability.
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