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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
Description Last Modified:  01/05/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/31/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70841 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://about.gitlab.com/2014/10/30/gitlab-7-4-3-released/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98449 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/commit/a2dfff418bf2532ebb5aee88414107929b17eefd Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8540
NVD Published Date:
01/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2018