Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Zulip plugin for Jenkins

Published: 2019-10-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-10476
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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: #VU22271

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10476

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

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected plugin stores a credential unencrypted in its global configuration file "jenkins.plugins.zulip.ZulipNotifier.xml", as well as in the legacy configuration file "hudson.plugins.humbug.HumbugNotifier.xml" on the Jenkins master. A local authenticated user with access to the master file system can obtain this credential.


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Vulnerable software versions

Zulip: 1.0.0 - 1.1.0

CPE2.3 External links

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.