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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


A sandbox bypass vulnerability exists in Pipeline: Groovy Plugin 2.59 and earlier in groovy-sandbox/src/main/java/org/kohsuke/groovy/sandbox/, groovy-cps/lib/src/main/java/com/cloudbees/groovy/cps/ that allows attackers with Job/Configure permission, or unauthorized attackers with SCM commit privileges and corresponding pipelines based on Jenkinsfiles set up in Jenkins, to execute arbitrary code on the Jenkins master JVM

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CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published