CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-5825 is a vulnerability that affects GitLab CE/EE versions starting from 16.2 before 16.3.6, 16.4 before 16.4.2, and 16.5 before 16.5.1. This vulnerability allows a low-privileged attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) by pointing a CI/CD Component to an incorrect path, which leads to an infinite loop and exhausts the server's available memory. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). The exploitability score is 2.8 out of 10, and the impact score is 3.6 out of 10. The affected products include various versions of GitLab CE/EE, with potential danger for organizations being the disruption of server availability due to resource exhaustion.

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