GitLab 11.3.4 < 15.1.5 / 15.2 < 15.2.3 / 15.3 < 15.3.1 RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 164431


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


A vulnerability in GitLab CE/EE affecting all versions starting from 11.3.4 before 15.1.5, all versions starting from 15.2 before 15.2.3, all versions starting from 15.3 before 15.3.1 allows an an authenticated user to achieve remote code execution via the Import from GitHub API endpoint.

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 15.1.5, 15.2.3, 15.3.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 164431

File Name: gitlab_15_3_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/25/2022

Updated: 4/3/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2884


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.9

Temporal Score: 8.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:gitlab:gitlab

Required KB Items: installed_sw/GitLab

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2884

IAVA: 2022-A-0341-S