CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 7, 2024
CWE ID 863


CVE-2024-1299 is a privilege escalation vulnerability that affects versions 16.8 prior to 16.8.4 and 16.9 prior to 16.9.2 of GitLab. Users with a custom role of 'manage_group_access_tokens' had the ability to rotate group access tokens with owner privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to CVSS version 3.1. It requires high privileges and no user interaction, and the attack vector is through the network. The potential danger it poses includes high impact on integrity and confidentiality, but no availability impact was noted. To remediate this vulnerability, affected organizations should update their GitLab installation to versions 16.8.4 or 16.9.2 or later versions as soon as possible to mitigate the risk of exploitation by unauthorized users.

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