Information disclosure in Jenkins GitHub plugin

Published: 2022-07-28
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-36885
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) Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

EUVDB-ID: #VU65851

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-36885

CWE-ID: CWE-208 - Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected plugin does not use a constant-time comparison when checking whether the provided and computed webhook signatures are equal. A remote user can use statistical methods to obtain a valid webhook signature.


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Vulnerable software versions

GitHub: 0.1 - 1.34.4

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?