Security restrictions bypass in Jenkins Script Security plugin

Published: 2019-03-07 | Updated: 2019-10-07
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1003029
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
Script Security
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated 07.10.2019
Assigned CVE-ID number and vulnerability description.

1) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU17912

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1003029


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable server.

The vulnerability exists due to an error  in "src/main/java/org/jenkinsci/plugins/scriptsecurity/sandbox/groovy/" and "src/main/java/org/jenkinsci/plugins/scriptsecurity/sandbox/groovy/" when parsing, compiling or instantiating a Groovy script. A remote attacker with Overall/Read permission can supply a specially crafted Groovy script, bypass the sandbox protection and execute arbitrary code on the Jenkins master.

The vulnerability can be exploited via an HTTP endpoint that provides script validation or via another plugin on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise the affected server.


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Vulnerable software versions

Script Security: 1.0 - 1.53

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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