XSS vulnerability in Pagetree macro

2010-12-03T03:25:49
ID ATLASSIAN:CONFSERVER-21393
Type atlassian
Reporter smaddox
Modified 2018-10-11T09:05:48

Description

We have identified and fixed a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Confluence {pagetree} macro.

XSS vulnerabilities potentially allow an attacker to embed their own JavaScript into a Confluence page. You can read more about XSS attacks at various places on the web, including these:

* cgisecurity.com: http://www.cgisecurity.com/articles/xss-faq.shtml
* The Web Application Security Consortium: http://projects.webappsec.org/Cross-Site+Scripting

This issue is reported in our security advisory on this page: http://confluence.atlassian.com/x/HgdrDQ