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CVE-2019-8449 Scanner

Detects 'User Enumeration' vulnerability in Atlassian Jira affects v. before 8.4.0.

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Atlassian Jira is a popular project and issue tracking software used by teams across various industries to plan, track, and manage their work. It serves as a centralized hub for collaboration and productivity, allowing team members to stay updated on project progress, priorities, and deadlines. Whether it's software development, marketing campaigns, or HR processes, Jira provides customizable workflows, agile boards, and reports to help teams deliver high-quality results on time.

However, Jira's security was recently compromised with the detection of the CVE-2019-8449 vulnerability. This vulnerability can be found in the /rest/api/latest/groupuserpicker resource in Jira prior to version 8.4.0, allowing remote attackers to gain access to sensitive information. Specifically, the vulnerability enables attackers to enumerate usernames, thus making it easier to launch more targeted attacks.

The exploitation of the CVE-2019-8449 vulnerability can lead to serious consequences. Cybercriminals can use the information gathered to launch phishing attacks, social engineering attacks, and other forms of cyberattacks that can lead to data breaches, financial losses, and reputational damage. Since usernames are often used as a means of authentication, the exposure of this information can put user accounts and the entire infrastructure at risk.

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