CVSS 3.1 Score 8.7 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 4, 2024


CVE-2024-1451 is a vulnerability discovered in GitLab CE/EE versions starting from 16.9 before 16.9.1. The vulnerability allows for a stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack on the client side through a crafted payload added to the user profile page. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to perform arbitrary actions on behalf of victims. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as high, with low privileges required and user interaction being necessary. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, but no availability impact. The CVE ID is related to CWE-79 (Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation), indicating an improper handling of input leading to the XSS vulnerability in GitLab.

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