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Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Dynamic Extended Choice Parameter plugin for Jenkins

Published: 2020-02-13
Severity Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-2124
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Dynamic Extended Choice Parameter
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Severity: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2124

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 a Subversion 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 credentials.


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

Vulnerable software versions

Dynamic Extended Choice Parameter: 1.0.0, 1.0.1

CPE 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.

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