#VU59608 Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Published: 2022-01-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU59608

Vulnerability risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-23114


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Publish Over SSH
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Jenkins


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected plugin stores password unencrypted in its global configuration file jenkins.plugins.publish_over_ssh.BapSshPublisherPlugin.xml on the Jenkins controller as part of its configuration. A local user can retrieve sensitive information stored in cleartext.

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

Vulnerable software versions

Publish Over SSH: 1.22


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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.

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