VDB-117772 · CVE-2017-2604 · BID 95959

Jenkins 2.32.1/2.43 Permission Check access control

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A vulnerability was found in Jenkins 2.32.1/2.43 (Continuous Integration Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Permission Check. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In Jenkins before versions 2.44, 2.32.2 low privilege users were able to act on administrative monitors due to them not being consistently protected by permission checks (SECURITY-371).

The bug was discovered 02/01/2017. The weakness was disclosed 05/15/2018 with CloudBees, Inc. as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-2604 since 12/01/2016. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 96939 (FreeBSD : jenkins -- multiple vulnerabilities (5cfa9d0c-73d7-4642-af4f-28fbed9e9404)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 11990 (Jenkins Multiple Security Vulnerabilities (Security Advisory 2017-02-01)).

Upgrading to version 2.32.2 or 2.44 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (96939). The entries 63705, 74330, 90735 and 103642 are pretty similar.






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 96939
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : jenkins -- multiple vulnerabilities (5cfa9d0c-73d7-4642-af4f-28fbed9e9404)
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OpenVAS ID: 100755
OpenVAS Name: CloudBees Jenkins Multiple Vulnerability Feb17 - 01 - (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Jenkins 2.32.2/2.44
Patch: github.com


12/01/2016 🔍
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05/15/2018 +466 days 🔍
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Advisory: 6efcf6c2ac39bc5c59ac7251822be8ddf67ceaf8
Organization: CloudBees, Inc.
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-2604 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95959 - Jenkins CVE-2017-2604 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Created: 05/16/2018 09:00 AM
Updated: 03/13/2023 02:19 PM
Changes: 05/16/2018 09:00 AM (75), 02/05/2020 03:56 PM (5), 03/13/2023 02:18 PM (5), 03/13/2023 02:19 PM (12)
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