CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 19, 2023
Updated: Oct 20, 2023
CWE ID 284


CVE-2023-5009 is a vulnerability discovered in GitLab EE, affecting all versions starting from 13.12 before 16.2.7, and all versions starting from 16.3 before 16.3.4. This vulnerability allowed an attacker to run pipeline jobs as an arbitrary user through scheduled security scan policies, bypassing a previous vulnerability (CVE-2023-3932) and causing additional impact. The affected products include laJZ8t, jErdWk, laJZ8v, jErdWm, jErdWg, jErdWi, laJZ8r, jErdWs, jErdWo, jErdWq, and others listed in the text. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their GitLab EE installations to version 16.2.7 or higher for versions before 16.3 and version 16.3.4 or higher for versions starting from 16.3 to ensure protection against potential attacks exploiting this vulnerability. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it allows unauthorized access and control over pipeline jobs by attackers who can exploit the security flaw in affected GitLab EE installations.

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