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[CVE-2013-5676] Plain Text Password In SonarQube Jenkins Plugin
From: Christian Catalano <ch.catalano () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:07:08 +0100

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1. **###****Advisory Information **###*

Title: SonarQube Jenkins Plugin - Plain Text Password

Date published: 2013-12-05

Date of last update: 2013-12-05

Vendors contacted: SonarQube and Jenkins CI

Discovered by: Christian Catalano

Severity: High

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2. **###****Vulnerability Information **###*

CVE reference: CVE-2013-5676

CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0

CVSS v2 Vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) <http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?vector=%28AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C%29>

Component/s: Jenkins SonarQube Plugin

Class: plain text password



*3. ### Introduction ###*

Jenkins CI is an extendable open source continuous integration server http://jenkins-ci.org.

Jenkins SonarQube Pluginallows you to trigger SonarQube analysis from Jenkins CI using either a:

- Build step to trigger the analysis with the SonarQube Runner

- Post-build action to trigger the analysis with Maven

http://docs.codehaus.org/display/SONAR/Jenkins+Plugin


*4. ### Vulnerability Description ###*

The default installation and configuration of Jenkins SonarQube Plugin in Jenkins CI isprone to a security vulnerability.

This vulnerability could be exploited by a remote attacker (a jenkins malicious user with Manage Jenkins enabled)to obtain the SonarQube's credentials.


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*5. ### Technical Description / Proof of Concept Code ###*

Below is a harmless test that can be executed to check if a Jenkins SonarQube Plugin installation is vulnerable.

Using a browser with a web proxy go to the following URL:

https://jenkinsserver:9444/jenkins/configure

check the parameter "sonar.sonarPassword" in Sonar installations section.

A vulnerable installation will show the password in plain text.

*6. ### Business Impact ###*

An attacker (a jenkins malicious user with Manage Jenkins enabled) can obtain the SonarQube's credentials.

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*7. ### Systems Affected ### *

This vulnerability was tested against:

Jenkins CI v1.523 and SonarQube Plugin v3.7

Older versions are probably affected too, but they were not checked.

8. *### Vendor Information, Solutions and Workarounds ###*

There is the ability to encrypt the "sonar.password" property with the SonarQube encryption mechanism:

http://docs.codehaus.org/display/SONAR/Settings+Encryption

The sonar.password property is only encryptable since SonarQube v3.7

*9. ### Credits ###*

This vulnerability has been discovered by:

Christian Catalano aka wastasy ch(dot)catalano(at)gmail(dot)com

*10. ### Vulnerability History ###*

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August21th, 2013: Vulnerability identification

September 4th, 2013: Vendor notification [Jenkins CI]

November 19th, 2013: Vulnerability confirmation [Jenkins CI]

November 29th, 2013: Vendor notification [SonarQube]

December2nd, 2013: Vendor solution[SonarQube]

December6th, 2013: Vulnerability disclosure

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*11. ### Disclaimer ###*

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The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is" with no warranties or guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise.

I accept no responsibility for any damage caused by the use or misuse of this information.

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