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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HipChat client remote code execution patched
30 November 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Mac OS
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-14586
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Product: Hipchat for Mac desktop client.
Affected Hipchat for Mac desktop client product versions:
4.0 <= version < 4.30
Fixed Hipchat for Mac desktop client product versions:
* Hipchat for Mac desktop client 4.30 has been released with a fix for this
This advisory discloses a critical severity security vulnerability that was
introduced in version 4.0 of Hipchat for Mac desktop client. Versions of Hipchat
for Mac desktop client starting with versions of Hipchat for Mac desktop client
from 4.0 but less than 4.30 (the fixed version) are affected by this
Customers who have upgraded Hipchat for Mac desktop client to version 4.30 are
Customers who have downloaded and installed Hipchat for Mac desktop client >=
4.0 but less than 4.30 please upgrade your Hipchat for Mac desktop client
installations immediately to fix this vulnerability.
Remote code execution in HipChat for Mac desktop client - CVE-2017-14586
Atlassian rates the severity level of this vulnerability as critical, according
to the scale published in our Atlassian severity levels. The scale allows us to
rank the severity as critical, high, moderate or low.
This is our assessment and you should evaluate its applicability to your own IT
The Hipchat for Mac desktop client is vulnerable to client-side remote code
execution via video call link parsing.
Versions of Hipchat for Mac desktop client starting with versions of Hipchat for
Mac desktop client from 4.0 but less than 4.30 (the fixed version) are affected
by this vulnerability. This issue can be tracked at:
To address this issue, we've released the following versions containing a fix:
* Hipchat for Mac desktop client version 4.30
Upgrade Hipchat for Mac desktop client to version 4.30 or higher.
The vulnerabilities and fix versions are described above. If affected, you
should upgrade to the latest version immediately.
For a full description of the latest version of Hipchat for Mac desktop client,
see the release notes found at
https://www.hipchat.com/release_notes/mac. You can
download the latest version of Hipchat for Mac desktop client from the download
centre found at https://www.hipchat.com/downloads#mac.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this advisory, please raise a
support request at https://support.atlassian.com/.
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