Confluence should not allow configuration of Office Connector temporary storage location

Type atlassian
Reporter smaddox
Modified 2017-02-17T05:44:18


Earlier versions of Confluence allow the administrator to set the temporary storage location for the View File macro, part of the Office Connector. Provided an attacker has gained administrative access to the system in some way, they could then exploit this vulnerability to save malicious files onto the file system.

Please refer to the security advisory for details of the vulnerability, risk assessment and mitigation strategies: