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Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Applatix plugin for Jenkins

Published: 2020-02-13
Severity Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-2133
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Severity: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2133

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 the Applatix 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

Applatix: 1.1

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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