XSS vulnerability in doeditmysettings.action

Type atlassian
Reporter pwatson
Modified 2018-10-11T08:51:05


This vulnerability affects all versions from 3.5 and above.

We have identified and fixed a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Confluence settings editing action.

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: https://confluence.atlassian.com/x/aAI5Dg