GitLab 15.0.0 Contact Details cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in GitLab 15.0.0 (Bug Tracking Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component Contact Details Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

An issue has been discovered in GitLab affecting all versions starting from 15.0 before 15.0.1. Missing validation of input used in quick actions allowed an attacker to exploit XSS by injecting HTML in contact details.

The weakness was disclosed 07/29/2022 as 673. The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-1948 since 05/31/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 15.0.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries VDB-122770 and VDB-216906 are pretty similar.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.8

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: GitLab 15.0.1


05/31/2022 🔍
07/29/2022 +59 days 🔍
07/29/2022 +0 days 🔍
08/28/2022 +30 days 🔍


Advisory: 673
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2022-1948 (🔍)
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Created: 07/29/2022 07:32 AM
Updated: 08/28/2022 12:56 PM
Changes: 07/29/2022 07:32 AM (52), 08/28/2022 12:56 PM (11)
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mzeman (+0)
2 years ago
The link to the GitLab advisory is broken and leads to a 404.
Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, this is the link of the official CVE entry which is maintained by GitLab itself.

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