GitLab 15.10 < 16.6.1 / 16.4 < 16.4.3 / 16.5 < 16.5.3 (CVE-2023-6033)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 186654


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:

- Improper neutralization of input in Jira integration configuration in GitLab CE/EE, affecting all versions from 15.10 prior to 16.6.1, 16.5 prior to 16.5.3, and 16.4 prior to 16.4.3 allows attacker to execute javascript in victim's browser. (CVE-2023-6033)

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 16.6.1, 16.4.3, 16.5.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 186654

File Name: gitlab_cve-2023-6033.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 12/7/2023

Updated: 2/5/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-6033


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/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: 11/30/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/30/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-6033

IAVA: 2023-A-0666-S