Comala Document Management Security Advisory 2022-09-28

This advisory discloses a security vulnerability found and fixed in Comala Document Management.  We recommend upgrading Comala Document Management to the latest supported version.

Affected Versions

The vulnerability affects all versions of Comala Document Management up to 6.17.0

The 6.17.1 release contains a fix for the issue mentioned below.

XSS Vulnerabilities


Comalatech rates the severity of this issue as Medium according to the published Atlassian Security Levels.

We have ranked the vulnerability as Medium because

  • a registered user with edit permissions over pages or blog posts in the application could do the following: 

    • session riding

    • stealing information and cookies

    • creating a phishing page within the domain

This is an independent assessment and you should evaluate its applicability to your own IT environment.


We have fixed a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Comala Document Management. The vulnerability could allow a user with edit permission to use another user's session.

Risk Mitigation

We recommend that all users upgrade Comala Document Management to at least v6.17.1.