GitLab Community Edition/Enterprise Edition Project cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in GitLab Community Edition and Enterprise Edition (Bug Tracking Software) (version unknown). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Project Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-352. The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

A Cross Site Request Forgery issue has been discovered in GitLab CE/EE affecting all versions before 15.6.7, all versions starting from 15.7 before 15.7.6, and all versions starting from 15.8 before 15.8.1. An attacker could take over a project if an Owner or Maintainer uploads a file to a malicious project.

The weakness was shared 02/14/2023 as 383709. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-4138 since 11/24/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.






  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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NVD Base Score: 8.1
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CNA Base Score: 6.4
CNA Vector (GitLab Inc.): 🔒



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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Recommended: Upgrade
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11/24/2022 CVE reserved
02/14/2023 +82 days Advisory disclosed
02/14/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/12/2023 +26 days VulDB last update



Advisory: 383709
Status: Confirmed
Confirmation: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2022-4138 (🔒)


Created: 02/14/2023 02:35 PM
Updated: 03/12/2023 02:21 PM
Changes: 02/14/2023 02:35 PM (51), 03/12/2023 02:21 PM (11)
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