Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 15:21:36 -0700 From: Luca Carettoni <luca.carettoni@...isoft.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> Subject: Re: Security advisory in Jenkins Ironically, you could use OWASP Dependency-Check Jenkins plugin https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/OWASP+Dependency-Check+Plugin As it uses NVD, CVE-2013-2186 is tracked. Cheers, Luca On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 2:44 PM, Kohsuke Kawaguchi <kk@...suke.org> wrote: > We are still learning how we should handle vulnerabilities, so I'm sure > there's room for improvements. > > We have multiple release lines to which the fixes have to be released > simultaneously, and overall this overhead is significant. That's why we did > one massive release that contains all the fixes. > > Wrt CVE-2013-2186, a week ago we got a report from somebody that he did a > security scan and found that we are still using a vulnerable version of the > library to which CVE-2013-2186 is assigned. In this release we use a newer > version of the library that addresses the problem, and I thought it'd be > appropriate to raise a flag to the users that if they continue to use older > versions, they'd remain vulnerable to CVE-2013-2186. That's why it's in the > advisory. It is not because we sat on a report for more than a year. > > When you say the timeframe is especially concerning, perhaps you mean you > are concerned that we fail to notice this vulnerability in our library for > more than a year, and if so, you are of course right. Jenkins project has > gotten a long list of library dependencies, and I haven't found any > practical means to get notified when vulnerabilities are found in any one > of them. > > 2014-10-01 19:11 GMT-07:00 Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>: > > > Bryan - I think Kohsuke is not subscribed. I've added CC. > > > > On Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 08:36:59PM -0500, Bryan Drewery wrote: > > > On 10/1/2014 6:25 PM, Kohsuke Kawaguchi wrote: > > > > I just wanted to share that the Jenkins project issued a security > > advisory > > > > today. These issues are independently found and we've aggregated > into a > > > > single release. > > > > > > > > The relevant CVE IDs, our bug tracking IDs are available here > > > > < > > > https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/SECURITY/Jenkins+Security+Advisory+2014-10-01 > > > > > > > . > > > > > > > > The new versions can be downloaded from here > > > > <http://mirrors.jenkins-ci.org/>. > > > > > > > > (This is the first time I do this, so my apologies in advance for > > probably > > > > failing to follow the expected format.) > > > > > > Kudos to all for finding and fixing these issues. It was quite a > > > surprising list though. Were these fixes kept from release for an > > > extended time? The timeframe for CVE-2013-2186 is especially > concerning. > > > > Many of these issues were brought to the distros list on Fri Sep 26 > > 17:10:16 2014 UTC, and got their CVE IDs assigned there. However, > > CVE-2013-2186 was not among those. I don't know why the old CVE ID, > > nor how that issue was handled. > > > > Alexander > > > > > > -- > Kohsuke Kawaguchi
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