Jenkins Maven Release Plugin 0.16.1 and earlier does not configure the XML parser to prevent XML external entity (XXE) attacks, allowing man-in-the-middle attackers to have Jenkins parse crafted XML documents.
Published 2019-12-17 15:15:15
Updated 2023-10-25 18:16:27
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Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-16549

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 52 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-16549

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-16549

  • The product processes an XML document that can contain XML entities with URIs that resolve to documents outside of the intended sphere of control, causing the product to embed incorrect documents into its output.
    Assigned by:
    • jenkinsci-cert@googlegroups.com (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-16549

Products affected by CVE-2019-16549

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