CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 1, 2023
Updated: Dec 6, 2023


CVE-2023-5226 is a vulnerability affecting GitLab versions prior to 16.4.3, starting from 16.5 before 16.5.3, and starting from 16.6 before 16.6.1. It allows a malicious actor to bypass prohibited branch checks using a specially crafted branch name and manipulate repository content in the UI. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with an exploitability score of 1.2 and an impact score of 3.6. It requires low privileges and user interaction, and can be exploited over the network. The integrity impact is high while the confidentiality impact is none, with no availability impact reported. The vulnerability falls under CWE-94, which involves improper control of code generation (code injection). There is currently no analysis description provided for this vulnerability from the source [email protected]

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