CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Mar 10, 2023
Updated: May 24, 2023


CVE-2023-27898 is a stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting Jenkins versions 2.270 through 2.393 and LTS versions 2.277.1 through 2.375.3. This vulnerability occurs when rendering an error message that displays the incompatibility of a plugin with the current version of Jenkins, allowing attackers to exploit it by providing plugins to the configured update sites and having the message shown by Jenkins instances. The affected products include various versions of Jenkins, such as 'r6Wi3Q', 'r6Wi3R', 'mBt9m_', and more. This vulnerability has a high risk score of 65 and a critical base severity rating according to NVD, with potential impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Jenkins installations to a version that addresses this issue or apply any available patches or workarounds provided by the vendor.


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