Cleartext storage of sensitive information in ElasticBox CI plugin for Jenkins



Published: 2019-10-22
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-10450
CWE-ID CWE-312
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

EUVDB-ID: #VU22150

Risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10450

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software stores an access token unencrypted in the global "config.xml" configuration file on the Jenkins master. A local authenticated user with access to the master file system can obtain the access token.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

ElasticBox CI: 0.1 - 5.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2019-10-16/#SECURITY-1434

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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