#VU29528 Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Published: 2020-07-03 | Updated: 2020-07-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29528

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2218


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
HP ALM Quality Center
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Jenkins


The vulnerability allows a local user to view the password on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software stores a password in plain text in its global configuration file "org.jenkinsci.plugins.qc.QualityCenterIntegrationRecorder.xml". A local user with access to the Jenkins master file system can obtain credentials.

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

Vulnerable software versions

HP ALM Quality Center: 1.0.1 - 1.6


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

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