Sandbox restrictions bypass in Jenkins Script Security plugin

Published: 2020-09-30
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-2279
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Script Security
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU47187

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2279


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the sandbox protection bypass in the affected plugin. A remote authenticated attacker can provide a specially crafted return values or script binding content and execute arbitrary code on the Jenkins controller JVM.


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Vulnerable software versions

Script Security: 1.0 - 1.74

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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