CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-22184

Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

Published: Mar 26, 2021 | Modified: Jul 12, 2022
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

An information disclosure issue in GitLab starting from version 12.8 allowed a user with access to the server logs to see sensitive information that wasnt properly redacted.

Weakness

Information written to log files can be of a sensitive nature and give valuable guidance to an attacker or expose sensitive user information.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Gitlab Gitlab 13.8.0 *
Gitlab Gitlab 13.8.0 *
Gitlab Gitlab 13.7.0 *
Gitlab Gitlab 13.7.0 *
Gitlab Gitlab 12.8.0 *
Gitlab Gitlab 12.8.0 *

Extended Description

While logging all information may be helpful during development stages, it is important that logging levels be set appropriately before a product ships so that sensitive user data and system information are not accidentally exposed to potential attackers. Different log files may be produced and stored for:

Potential Mitigations

References