CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 26, 2024
Updated: Jan 31, 2024


CVE-2023-5933 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of GitLab CE/EE after 13.7 before 16.6.6, 16.7 prior to 16.7.4, and 16.8 prior to 16.8.1. This vulnerability arises from improper input sanitization of user names, allowing for arbitrary API PUT requests. The affected products include multiple versions of GitLab CE/EE, and the danger it poses to an organization is rated as medium severity with a base score of 5.4. The exploitability score is 2.3, privileges required are low, user interaction is required, and the attack vector is through the network. The impact is low in terms of integrity and confidentiality but does not impact availability. The vulnerability falls under CWE-79 (Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation) and CWE-80 (Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page).

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