#VU57936 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2021-11-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57936

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39912

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

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 remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can use a specially crafted TIFF images, trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Gitlab Community Edition: 13.7.0 - 14.4.0

GitLab Enterprise Edition: 13.7.0 - 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?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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