CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 4, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-6736 is a vulnerability affecting GitLab EE, specifically versions 11.3 to 16.9.1. The vulnerability allows attackers to cause a denial of service on the client-side by exploiting malicious content in the CODEOWNERS file. The affected products include a wide range of variations, such as 'aCOEI-', 'dMWCBf', 'aCOEI_', and others. The base severity of this vulnerability is considered MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.5 and an exploitability score of 2.8. The potential danger lies in the possibility of disrupting the availability of GitLab EE for an organization using these vulnerable versions. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update their GitLab EE installations to version 16.9.1 or later to mitigate the risk posed by this issue.


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