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CVE-2014-8540 Detail

Current Description

The groups API in GitLab 6.x and 7.x before 7.4.3 allows remote authenticated guest users to modify ownership of arbitrary groups by leveraging improper permission checks.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/05/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8540
Original release date:
01/05/2018
Last revised:
01/18/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/31/2 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20141031 Re: CVE request for GitLab groups API
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70841 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 70841
https://about.gitlab.com/2014/10/30/gitlab-7-4-3-released/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://about.gitlab.com/2014/10/30/gitlab-7-4-3-released/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98449 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source XF gitlab-cve20148540-security-bypass(98449)
https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/commit/a2dfff418bf2532ebb5aee88414107929b17eefd Patch External Source CONFIRM https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/commit/a2dfff418bf2532ebb5aee88414107929b17eefd

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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