SummaryIt was potentially possible for users to inject executable Javascript code within their email address.
Advisory Release Date



Linchpin User Profiles
Linchpin Essentials
Linchpin Intranet Suite

Affected Versions

Linchpin Intranet Suite 5.1.2 and all prior versions

Linchpin Essentials 2.1.2 and all prior versions

Linchpin User Profiles 3.1.4 and all prior versions

Fixed Versions

Linchpin Intranet Suite 5.1.3

Linchpin Essentials 2.1.3

Linchpin User Profiles 3.1.5


The issue was discovered by Amirmuhammad Vakili via the Atlassian bug bounty program. The researcher could identify that an attacker could potentially inject executable Javascript code within an additional email address field in the user profile.

Affected are the apps Linchpin User Profiles up to and including version 3.1.4, Linchpin Intranet Suite up to and including version 5.1.2 and Linchpin Essentials up to and including version 2.1.2.


The vulnerability is rated as 8.1 according to CVSS. The score is calculated as CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N.


For Linchpin User Profiles customers: Update to Linchpin User Profiles version 3.1.5 or later.

For Linchpin Essentials customers: Update to Linchpin Essentials 2.1.3 or later.

For Linchpin Suite customers: Update to Linchpin Suite 5.1.3 or later.

Should you be unable to update the Linchpin Intranet Suite to one of the listed versions, please reach out to our support team at

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