#VU57943 Improper access control

Published: 2021-11-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57943

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 1.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39911


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


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. An authenticated attacker with physical access can gain access to private email address of Issue.

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Vulnerable software versions

Gitlab Community Edition: 13.9.0 - 14.4.0

GitLab Enterprise Edition: 13.9.0 - 14.4.0


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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