#VU27608 Insufficiently protected credentials


Published: 2020-05-07

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27608

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2182

CWE-ID: CWE-522

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Credentials Binding
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Jenkins

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected plugin does not mask (i.e., replace with asterisks) secrets containing a `$` character in some circumstances. A remote authenticated attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Credentials Binding: 1.0 - 1.22


CPE

External links
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/05/06/3
http://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2020-05-06/#SECURITY-1835


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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