Cleartext transmission of sensitive information in Jenkins DeployHub Plugin

Published: 2020-03-12
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-2156
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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: #VU26042

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2156

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 authenticated attacker with ability to intercept network traffic can gain access to sensitive data.

Note: The affected plugin stores credentials in job "config.xml" files as part of its configuration.


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

Vulnerable software versions

DeployHub: 7.5.0 - 8.0.14

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?