#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

CWE-ID: CWE-312

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Jenkins

Description

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.

Mitigation
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


CPE

External links
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/07/02/7
http://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2020-07-02/#SECURITY-1576


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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