GitLab 15.1 < 15.11.10 / 16.0 < 16.0.6 / 16.1 < 16.1.1 (CVE-2023-2620)

low Nessus Plugin ID 177752


The version of GitLab installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability.


The version of GitLab installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability, as follows:

- An issue has been discovered in GitLab CE/EE affecting all versions starting from 15.1 prior to 15.11.10, all versions from 16.0 prior to 16.0.6, all versions from 16.1 prior to 16.1.1. A maintainer could modify a webhook URL to leak masked webhook secrets by manipulating other masked portions. This addresses an incomplete fix for CVE-2023-0838. (CVE-2023-2620)

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 15.11.10, 16.0.6, 16.1.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 177752

File Name: gitlab_cve-2023-2620.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 6/29/2023

Updated: 5/17/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2620


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.8

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:gitlab:gitlab

Required KB Items: installed_sw/GitLab

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/29/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2620

IAVA: 2023-A-0327-S