Cleartext transmission of sensitive information in Jenkins QMetry for JIRA - Test Management Plugin

Published: 2019-11-22 | Updated: 2021-03-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-16545
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
QMetry for JIRA - Test Management
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext transmission of sensitive information

EUVDB-ID: #VU22926

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16545

CWE-ID: CWE-319 - Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to affected plugin transmits credentials in its configuration in plain text as part of job configuration forms. A remote attacker with ability to intercept network traffic can obtain this credential.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

QMetry for JIRA - Test Management: 1.0 - 1.12

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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