CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Aug 2, 2023
Updated: Aug 4, 2023


CVE-2023-3500 is a vulnerability affecting GitLab CE/EE versions 10.0 to 16.2.2. The vulnerability allows for a reflected XSS attack when creating specific PlantUML diagrams, which enables an attacker to perform arbitrary actions on behalf of the victims. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.1 and an exploitability score of 2.8. It requires user interaction and has a low impact on integrity and confidentiality. The attack vector is through the network, and no privileges are required to exploit it. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating GitLab to version 16.0.8, 16.1.3, or 16.2.2 or later versions to mitigate the risk it poses to organizations' security infrastructure.

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