CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 29, 2023
Updated: Oct 3, 2023


CVE-2023-3917 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of Gitlab EE and CE prior to 16.2.8, 16.3 prior to 16.3.5, and 16.4 prior to 16.4.1. It is categorized as CWE-20 (Improper Input Validation). The vulnerability allows an attacker to cause denial of service in pipelines, resulting in their failure. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH with a base score of 7.5 according to NIST's scoring system. The exploitability score is 3.9, indicating a moderate level of difficulty for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, and no privileges are required for exploitation. There is no user interaction necessary for the exploit, and it does not impact integrity or confidentiality but has a high availability impact on affected systems.


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