Gitea up to 1.6.2 Access Control access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Gitea up to 1.6.2. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Access Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Gitea version 1.6.2 and earlier contains a Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in Delete/Edit file functionallity that can result in the attacker deleting files outside the repository he/she has access to. This attack appears to be exploitable via the attacker must get write access to "any" repository including self-created ones.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.6.3, 1.7.0-rc2.

The bug was discovered 01/04/2019. The weakness was disclosed 02/04/2019. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-1000002 since 02/04/2019. The attack may be initiated remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 31 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 1.6.3 or 1.7.0-rc2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries VDB-161347, VDB-161855, VDB-162072 and VDB-162075 are pretty similar.





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Gitea 1.6.3/1.7.0-rc2


01/04/2019 🔍
02/04/2019 +31 days 🔍
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02/05/2019 +1 days 🔍
07/04/2023 +1610 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-1000002 (🔍)
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Created: 02/05/2019 08:55 AM
Updated: 07/04/2023 04:13 PM
Changes: 02/05/2019 08:55 AM (54), 05/07/2020 06:03 PM (1), 07/04/2023 04:13 PM (5)
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