CPU miner malware


We have bamboo in production and get attacked.


The consequence is a really high usage of CPU and memory.

This seems to be linked to one exploit available on struts (before version


Are you aware of this ? Is this vulnerability fixed on the new bamboo version ?

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Atlassian has addressed the referenced CVE-2017-5638 via its resp. Bamboo Security Advisory 2017-03-10 ( Remote code execution caused by Apache Struts 2):

"This advisory discloses a critical severity security vulnerability that was introduced in version 5.1.0 of Bamboo. Versions of Bamboo from 5.1.0 but less than 5.14.5 (the fixed version for 5.14.x), and from 5.15.0 but less than 5.15.3 (the fixed version for 5.15.x), are affected by this vulnerability.


The vulnerabiltiy has been fixed in the following Bamboo versions:

  1. Bamboo version 5.14.5
  2. Bamboo version 5.15.3
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