GitLab 0 < 16.10.6 / 16.11 < 16.11.3 / 17.0 < 17.0.1 (CVE-2024-2874)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197737


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 before 16.10.6, version 16.11 before 16.11.3, and 17.0 before 17.0.1. A runner registered with a crafted description has the potential to disrupt the loading of targeted GitLab web resources. (CVE-2024-2874)

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 16.10.6, 16.11.3, 17.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197737

File Name: gitlab_cve-2024-2874.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 6/18/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-2874


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 5/23/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-2874

IAVA: 2024-A-0308-S