Atlassian fixes critical vulnerability in development collaboration products
A critical vulnerability in popular software development collaboration products by Atlassian allows attackers to compromise servers.
The vulnerability affects Atlassian Confluence, a wiki-like collaboration platform for software development teams; Bamboo, a software build and testing platform; FishEye, a code-tracking system for centralizing different repositories; and Crucible, a collaborative peer code review framework.
Attackers can exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary Java code on systems that use the affected frameworks, as long as they can access their Web interfaces, the company said in security advisories published Wednesday. To exploit Confluence, the attacker also needs to have access to an account on the platform.