#VU57935 Information disclosure


Published: 2021-11-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57935

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39913

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Gitlab Community Edition
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers
GitLab Enterprise Edition
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: GitLab, Inc

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to accidental logging of system root password in the migration log. A local administrator can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Gitlab Community Edition: 0.1.5 - 14.4.0

GitLab Enterprise Edition: 6.2.0 - 14.4.0


CPE

External links
http://about.gitlab.com/releases/2021/10/28/security-release-gitlab-14-4-1-released/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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