Atlassian Anticipates Confluence App Exploitation After Password Disclosure


Atlassian has informed users that a newly patched vulnerability in Questions for Confluence would likely be used in attacks after an exploitable piece of information was made public.

‘Questions for Confluence’ is a knowledge-sharing tool that enables Confluence users to instantly access and exchange information, as well as communicate with subject matter experts. The application is a premium, optional Confluence add-on that is not installed by default.

The company released updates for a significant vulnerability in the Confluence Server and Data Center products’ application last week. Atlassian amended its caution late last week to warn that the hardcoded password has been made public.

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