GitLab 13.4 < 13.12.9 / 14.0 < 14.0.7 / 14.1 < 14.1.2 (CVE-2021-22253)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 187593


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 authorization in GitLab EE affecting all versions since 13.4 allowed a user who previously had the necessary access to trigger deployments to protected environments under specific conditions after the access has been removed (CVE-2021-22253)

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 13.12.9, 14.0.7, 14.1.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 187593

File Name: gitlab_cve-2021-22253.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/3/2024

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: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22253


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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: 8/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/3/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22253