Cleartext transmission of sensitive information in Jenkins Sonar Quality Gates Plugin

Published: 2020-03-12
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-2150
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Sonar Quality Gates
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: #VU26036

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2150

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 software uses insecure communication channel to transmit sensitive information. A remote attacker with ability to intercept network traffic can gain access to sensitive data.

Note: The affected plugin stores credentials in its global configuration file "org.quality.gates.jenkins.plugin.GlobalConfig.xml" on the Jenkins master as part of its configuration.


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

Vulnerable software versions

Sonar Quality Gates: 1.0 - 1.3.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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