GitLab 13.2 < 14.8.6 / 14.9.x < 14.9.4 / 14.10.x < 14.10.1 Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 161272


A source control application running on the remote web server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version, the instance of GitLab running on the remote web server is 13.2 prior to 14.8.6, 14.9.x prior to 14.9.4, or 14.10.x prior to 14.10.1. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability:

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in confidential notes feature of GitLab CE/EE. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose details of confidential notes to unauthorized project members.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to GitLab version 14.8.6, 14.9.4, 14.10.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 161272

File Name: gitlab_confidential_notes_disclosure.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/18/2022

Updated: 5/18/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the vendor advisory.


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: manual


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:gitlab:gitlab

Required KB Items: installed_sw/GitLab

Patch Publication Date: 5/2/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2022