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Infosysta Jira 1.6.13_J8 Project List Authentication Bypass

Infosysta Jira 1.6.13_J8 Project List Authentication Bypass
Posted Oct 28, 2019
Authored by Erik Steltzner, Sascha Heider, Fabian Krone

Infosysta Jira version 1.6.13_J8 suffers from an authentication bypass vulnerability that allows you to see project lists.

tags | exploit, bypass
advisories | CVE-2019-16908, CVE-2019-16909
MD5 | 58b9e2b857edf27d3b79eed3151ffa98

Infosysta Jira 1.6.13_J8 Project List Authentication Bypass

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Advisory ID: SYSS-2019-042
Product: In-App & Desktop Notification for Jira
Manufacturer: Infosysta
Affected Version(s): 1.6.13_J8
Tested Version(s): 1.6.13_J8
Vulnerability Type: Authentication/Authorization Bypass
Risk Level: Medium
Solution Status: Closed
Manufacturer Notification: 2019-09-24
Solution Date: 2019-10-01
Public Disclosure: 2019-10-23
CVE Reference: CVE-2019-16908, CVE-2019-16909
Author of Advisory:
Erik Steltzner, SySS GmbH
Fabian Krone, SySS GmbH
Sascha Heider, SySS GmbH



In-App & Desktop Notification for Jira is a Plug-in that displays email notification
from Jira directly within the application.

The manufacturer describes the product as follows (see [1]):

"In-app & Desktop Notifications for Jira app allows you to get all of Jira's
email notifications in front of you. Now you won't have to search through all
your emails to check for a specific event in Jira, but all what you need to do
is to check the notification section in Jira and see all events that happened
in Jira and are related to you.
You will also receive instant Desktop notifications as well as you will be able
to add comments to the tickets directly from the notification."


Vulnerability Details:

It is possible to view all projects within Jira without authentication/authorization.
Furthermore it is possible to view all projects within Jira as a logged in user even
though no permission was granted to these projects.


Proof of Concept (PoC):

Using the following path it is possible to see all existing projects unauthenticated:

To see all projects authenticated, use the following path as logged in user:



Before delivering a reply, it should be checked whether a
request has the necessary authorization.


Disclosure Timeline:

2019-09-10: Vulnerability discovered
2019-09-24: Vulnerability reported to manufacturer
2019-10-01: Patch released by manufacturer
2019-10-23: Public disclosure of vulnerability



[1] Product website for In-App & Desktop Notification for Jira
[2] SySS Security Advisory SYSS-2019-042
[3] SySS Responsible Disclosure Policy



This security vulnerability was found by Erik Steltzner, Fabian Krone
and Sascha Heider of SySS GmbH.

E-Mail: erik.steltzner@syss.de
Public Key: ://www.syss.de/fileadmin/dokumente/PGPKeys/Erik_Steltzner.asc
Key ID: 0x4C7979CE53163268
Key Fingerprint: 6538 8216 555B FBE7 1E01 7FBD 4C79 79CE 5316 3268

E-Mail: fabian.krone@syss.de
Public Key: ://www.syss.de/fileadmin/dokumente/PGPKeys/Fabian_Krone.asc
Key ID: 0xBFDF30ABD10EA0F4
Key Fingerprint: 0ADE D2AA AE27 7DDA A8F0 C051 BFDF 30AB D10E A0F4

E-Mail: sascha.heider@syss.de
Public Key: ://www.syss.de/fileadmin/dokumente/PGPKeys/Sascha_Heider.asc
Key ID: 0x06C4F8D7FCE9AF94
Key Fingerprint: F99E 89B8 EF77 C34F 6F9F 0E19 06C4 F8D7 FCE9 AF94



The information provided in this security advisory is provided "as is"
and without warranty of any kind. Details of this security advisory may
be updated in order to provide as accurate information as possible. The
latest version of this security advisory is available on the SySS Web



Creative Commons - Attribution (by) - Version 3.0
URL: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en


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