Vulnerability identifier: #VU59608
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
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
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.