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ESB-2016.0500 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] jenkins: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 25 February 2016
References: ESB-2016.1074  ESB-2016.2035  

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                       Security Advisory 2016-02-24
                             25 February 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           jenkins
Publisher:         jenkins
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0792 CVE-2016-0791 CVE-2016-0790
                   CVE-2016-0789 CVE-2016-0788 

Original Bulletin:

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Security Advisory 2016-02-24

    Added by Daniel Beck, last edited by Daniel Beck on Feb 25, 2016

This advisory announces multiple vulnerabilities in Jenkins.


Remote code execution vulnerability in remoting module

SECURITY-232 / CVE-2016-0788

A vulnerability in the Jenkins remoting module allowed unauthenticated remote
attackers to open a JRMP listener on the server hosting the Jenkins master 
process, which allowed arbitrary code execution. 

HTTP response splitting vulnerability

SECURITY-238 / CVE-2016-0789

An HTTP response splitting vulnerability in the CLI command documentation 
allowed attackers to craft Jenkins URLs that serve malicious content. 

Non-constant time comparison of API token

SECURITY-241 / CVE-2016-0790

The verification of user-provided API tokens with the expected value did not 
use a constant-time comparison algorithm, potentially allowing attackers to 
use statistical methods to determine valid API tokens using brute-force 

Non-constant time comparison of CSRF crumbs

SECURITY-245 / CVE-2016-0791

The verification of user-provided CSRF crumbs with the expected value did not
use a constant-time comparison algorithm, potentially allowing attackers to 
use statistical methods to determine valid CSRF crumbs using brute-force 

Remote code execution through remote API

SECURITY-247 / CVE-2016-0792

Jenkins has several API endpoints that allow low-privilege users to POST XML 
files that then get deserialized by Jenkins. Maliciously crafted XML files 
sent to these API endpoints could result in arbitrary code execution. 


    SECURITY-232 is considered critical as it allows unprivileged attackers to
execute arbitrary code in many configurations.

    SECURITY-238 is considered medium as it allows unprivileged attackers to 
send maliciously crafted links that result e.g. in XSS to victims.

    SECURITY-241 is considered high as it allows unprivileged attackers to 
brute-force valid login credentials.

    SECURITY-245 is considered medium as it allows unprivileged attackers to 
brute-force CSRF protection.

    SECURITY-247 is considered high as it allows low-privilege attackers to 
execute arbitrary code on the Jenkins master.

Affected versions

    All Jenkins main line releases up to and including 1.649

    All Jenkins LTS releases up to and including 1.642.1


    Jenkins main line users should update to 1.650

    Jenkins LTS users should update to 1.642.2

These versions include fixes to all the vulnerabilities described above. All 
prior versions are affected by these vulnerabilities.


The Jenkins project would like to thank the following people for discovering 
and reporting these vulnerabilities:

    Moritz Bechler for SECURITY-232

    Seung-Hyun Cho for SECURITY-238

    Steve Marlowe <> of Cisco ASIG for SECURITY-241

    James Nord, CloudBees, Inc. for SECURITY-245

    Arshan Dabirsiaghi, Contrast Security for SECURITY-247

Other Resources

    Corresponding security advisory for CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise and 
CloudBees Jenkins Operations Center
Security Advisory 2016-02-24

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