GitLab 10.0 < 14.6.5 / 14.7 < 14.7.4 / 14.8 < 14.8.2 (CVE-2022-0751)

high Nessus Plugin ID 187433


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:

- Inaccurate display of Snippet files containing special characters in all versions of GitLab CE/EE allows an attacker to create Snippets with misleading content which could trick unsuspecting users into executing arbitrary commands (CVE-2022-0751)

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 14.6.5, 14.7.4, 14.8.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 187433

File Name: gitlab_cve-2022-0751.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/2/2024

Updated: 5/17/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0751


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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: 2/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0751