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Jenkins Advisory 2017-11-08: CVE-2017-1000391: Unsafe use of user names as directory names

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Jenkins Advisory 2017-11-08: CVE-2017-1000391: Unsafe use of user names as directory names

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/20/2017
Modified
07/12/2022

Description

Jenkins versions 2.88 and earlier and 2.73.2 and earlier stores metadata related to 'people', which encompasses actual user accounts, as well as users appearing in SCM, in directories corresponding to the user ID on disk. These directories used the user ID for their name without additional escaping, potentially resulting in problems like overwriting of unrelated configuration files.

Solution(s)

  • jenkins-lts-upgrade-2_73_3
  • jenkins-upgrade-2_89

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