Advisory Published


First published: Tue Nov 15 2022(Updated: )

In the Netic User Export add-on before 1.3.5 for Atlassian Confluence, authorization is mishandled. An unauthenticated attacker could access files on the remote system.

Credit: cve@mitre.org

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Atlassian Confluence Data Center<1.3.5

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-42978?

    CVE-2022-42978 refers to a vulnerability in the Netic User Export add-on for Atlassian Confluence, where authorization is mishandled allowing unauthenticated access to files on the remote system.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-42978?

    CVE-2022-42978 has a severity rating of 7.5 (High).

  • How does CVE-2022-42978 affect Atlassian Confluence Data Center?

    CVE-2022-42978 affects Atlassian Confluence Data Center versions up to and excluding 1.3.5.

  • What is the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID associated with CVE-2022-42978?

    The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID associated with CVE-2022-42978 is CWE-863.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2022-42978?

    Yes, updating the Netic User Export add-on to version 1.3.5 or later will fix CVE-2022-42978.


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