CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 1, 2023
Updated: Sep 7, 2023
CWE ID 284


CVE-2023-4018 is a vulnerability in GitLab that affects all versions starting from 16.2 before 16.2.5 and all versions starting from 16.3 before 16.3.1. The vulnerability arises due to improper permission validation, allowing the creation of model experiments in public projects. The affected products include s23HZO, sRkmDI, s23HZN, s23HZK, sRkmDH, and sRkmDG. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3. The risk score is 26, and the exploitability score is 2.8. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is low integrity impact and no confidentiality impact, with an availability impact of NONE. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating GitLab to version 16.2.5 or higher for the affected versions to mitigate the risk of unauthorized model experiment creation in public projects.


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