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Business information leak - Repository


JFrog Artifactory repositories are accessed, with credentials stored in the source code.


Access the repository with credentials obtained in the source code.


Establish the necessary controls to ensure that the information is accessible only to the indicated persons.


Internal attacker with access to source code.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 30 minutes.


Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.


  • Attack vector: A
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: L
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: C
  • Confidentiality: H
  • Integrity: L
  • Availability: N


  • Exploit code madurity: X
  • Remediation level: W
  • Report confidence: X


  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N/E:X/RL:W/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 7.6
    • Temporal: 7.4
  • Severity:
    • Base: High
    • Temporal: High

Score 4.0

Default score using CVSS 4.0 . It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: A
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: L
  • User interaction: N
  • Confidentiality (VC): H
  • Integrity (VI): L
  • Availability (VA): N
  • Confidentiality (SC): L
  • Integrity (SI): L
  • Availability (SA): L

Threat 4.0

  • Exploit madurity: X

Result 4.0

  • Vector string: CVSS:4.0/AV:A/AC:L/AT:N/PR:L/UI:N/VC:H/VI:L/VA:N/SC:L/SI:L/SA:L/E:X
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 7.0
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: High

Compliant code

The sensitive credentials are stored as encrypted secrets

jfrog.accesskey   = ${access_key}
artifact.password = ENC(something-base64-encoded-but-encrypted)

Non compliant code

The JFrog credential are stored directly in the source code

jfrog.accesskey   = "AKIA0000000000000000"
artifact.password = "123"



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