Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Extensive Testing plugin for Jenkins

Published: 2019-10-22
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-10448
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Extensive Testing
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

EUVDB-ID: #VU22116

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10448

CWE-ID: CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to view the password on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software stores credentials unencrypted in job "config.xml" files on the Jenkins master. A remote authenticated user with Extended Read permission or access to the master file system can obtain credentials.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Extensive Testing: 1.4.4b

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.