CloudBees Jenkins up to 1.649 CSRF Token Verification information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in CloudBees Jenkins up to 1.649 (Continuous Integration Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component CSRF Token Verification. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (CSRF). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 04/07/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-0791 since 12/16/2015. 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 T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 89925 (Jenkins < 1.642.2 / 1.650 and Jenkins Enterprise < 1.609.16.1 / 1.625.16.1 / 1.642.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context r. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 124994 (Fedora Security Update for jenkins-remoting (FEDORA-2016-0f490eea10)).

Upgrading to version 1.650 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 (89925). Similar entries are available at 81697, 81698, 81699 and 81701.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.6

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Name: CSRF
Class: Information disclosure / CSRF
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 89925
Nessus Name: Jenkins < 1.642.2 / 1.650 and Jenkins Enterprise < 1.609.16.1 / 1.625.16.1 / 1.642.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 100755
OpenVAS Name: CloudBees Jenkins Multiple Vulnerabilities-02-May16 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Jenkins 1.650


12/16/2015 🔍
02/24/2016 +70 days 🔍
02/25/2016 +1 days 🔍
03/14/2016 +18 days 🔍
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04/07/2016 +23 days 🔍
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04/12/2016 +4 days 🔍
07/12/2022 +2282 days 🔍



Advisory: RHSA-2016:0711
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-0791 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 58054 - CloudBees Jenkins Restrictions Bypass of the CSRF Protection Mechanism via a Brute-Force Attack - CVE-2016-0791, High
SecurityFocus: 83716 - Jenkins CVE-2016-0791 Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 04/08/2016 10:42 AM
Updated: 07/12/2022 11:19 AM
Changes: 04/08/2016 10:42 AM (72), 02/04/2019 11:09 AM (13), 07/12/2022 11:19 AM (4)
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