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Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:00:33 +0200
From: Daniel Beck <>
Subject: Jenkins plugins -- multiple fixes

The Jenkins project published plugin updates today with fixes for multiple 
vulnerabilities. Users should upgrade these plugins to the indicated 

* Async Http Client Plugin
* Build Failure Analyzer 1.16.0
* Image Gallery Plugin 1.4
* TAP Plugin 1.25

Summary and description of the vulnerabilities are below. Some more details, 
severity, and attribution can be found here:

We provide advance notification for security updates on this mailing list:

If you find security vulnerabilities in Jenkins, please report them as 
described here:


SECURITY-85 / CVE-2016-4986:
Path traversal vulnerability in TAP Plugin

The plugin did not correctly filter a parameter and allowed reading 
arbitrary files on the file system.

SECURITY-278 / CVE-2016-4987:
Path traversal vulnerability in Image Gallery Plugin

The plugin did not correctly validate form fields and allowed listing 
arbitrary directories and reading arbitrary files on the file system.

SECURITY-290 / CVE-2016-4988:
Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Build Failure Analyzer Plugin

The plugin did not escape a parameter echoed on an HTML page, resulting in a 
reflected XSS vulnerability.

SECURITY-305 / CVE-2013-7397 and CVE-2013-7398:
Async HTTP Client Plugin does not properly validate certificates

Async HTTP Client Plugin provides the Async HTTP Client Java library to 
other plugins. It is based on the 1.7.x line of AHC, which by default is 
vulnerable to CVE-2013-7397 and CVE-2013-7398, allowing man-in-the-middle 
attacks. The fixes for these vulnerabilities were backported.

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