Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Mattermost Notification plugin for Jenkins

Published: 2019-10-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-10459
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Mattermost Notification
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

EUVDB-ID: #VU22251

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10459

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 webhook URLs as part of its global configuration file "jenkins.plugins.mattermost.MattermostNotifier.xml" and job "config.xml" files on the Jenkins master. A remote authenticated user with Extended Read permission or access to the master file system can view these URLs.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mattermost Notification: 1.0 - 2.7.0

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.