Insufficiently protected credentials in Jenkins Git plugin



Published: 2022-08-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-38663
CWE-ID CWE-522
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Insufficiently protected credentials

EUVDB-ID: #VU66742

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-38663

CWE-ID: CWE-522 - Insufficiently Protected Credentials

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected plugin does not properly mask credentials in the build log provided by the Git Username and Password credentials binding. A remote user can gain access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Git plugin: 0.1 - 4.11.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.jenkins.io/security/advisory/2022-08-23/#SECURITY-2796
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/08/23/2

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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