Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Jenkins Anchore Container Image Scanner Plugin



Published: 2019-11-22
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-16542
CWE-ID CWE-312
Exploitation vector Network
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: #VU22920

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-2019-16542

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software stored an Anchore.io service password unencrypted in job "config.xml" files as part of its configuration. A remote user with Extended Read permission or access to the master file system can obtain this credential.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Anchore Container Image Scanner: 1.0.0 - 1.0.19


CPE2.3 External links

http://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2019-11-21/#SECURITY-1539

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.



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