Insufficiently Protected Credentials Affecting de.wellnerbou.jenkins:git-changelog Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,2.18)

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  • published

    26 Sep 2019

  • disclosed

    25 Sep 2019

  • credit

    James Holderness, IB Boost

How to fix?

Upgrade de.wellnerbou.jenkins:git-changelog to version 2.18 or higher.


de.wellnerbou.jenkins:git-changelog is a plugin that creates a changelog, or release notes, based on Git commits between 2 revisions.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insufficiently Protected Credentials. Credentials were found to be stored in plain text in job config.xml files on the Jenkins master. This can be viewed by users with Extended Read permission, or access to the master file system.