GitLab 12.2 < 16.5.6 / 16.6 < 16.6.4 / 16.7 < 16.7.2 (CVE-2023-2030)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 187959


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 from 12.2 prior to 16.5.6, 16.6 prior to 16.6.4, and 16.7 prior to 16.7.2 in which an attacker could potentially modify the metadata of signed commits. (CVE-2023-2030)

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 16.5.6, 16.6.4, 16.7.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 187959

File Name: gitlab_cve-2023-2030.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/11/2024

Updated: 5/17/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2030


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/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: 1/11/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2030

IAVA: 2024-A-0041-S