FreeBSD : Gitlab -- vulnerability (32a4896a-56da-11ee-9186-001b217b3468)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 181611



The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The version of FreeBSD installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 32a4896a-56da-11ee-9186-001b217b3468 advisory.

- An issue has been discovered in GitLab EE affecting all versions starting from 13.12 before 16.2.7 and all versions starting from 16.3 before 16.3.4. It was possible for an attacker to run pipelines as an arbitrary user via scheduled security scan policies. This was a bypass of CVE-2023-3932 showing additional impact. (CVE-2023-4998)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 181611

File Name: freebsd_pkg_32a4896a56da11ee9186001b217b3468.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 9/19/2023

Updated: 10/6/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.1


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-4998


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gitlab-ce, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-4998

IAVA: 2023-A-0499-S