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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A missing permission check in Jenkins Chef Sinatra Plugin in the ChefBuilderConfiguration.DescriptorImpl#doTestConnection form validation method allows attackers with Overall/Read permission to initiate a connection to an attacker-specified server.

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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published