XML External Entity injection in Jenkins RQM plugin



Published: 2022-09-23
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41241
CWE-ID CWE-611
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Jenkins

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) XML External Entity injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU67603

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41241

CWE-ID: CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied XML input. A remote user can pass a specially crafted XML code to the affected application and view contents of arbitrary files on the system or initiate requests to external systems.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to view contents of arbitrary file on the server or perform network scanning of internal and external infrastructure.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

RQM: 1.0 - 2.8


CPE2.3 External links

http://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2022-09-21/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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