5379 GitLab servers vulnerable to zero-click account takeover attacks


GitLab has recently released security updates to address two critical vulnerabilities impacting both the Community and Enterprise Edition.

The most critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-7028 (CVSS score 10), is an account takeover via Password Reset. The flaw can be exploited to hijack an account without any interaction.

“An issue has been discovered in GitLab CE/EE affecting all versions from 16.1 prior to 16.1.6, 16.2 prior to 16.2.9, 16.3 prior to 16.3.7, 16.4 prior to 16.4.5, 16.5 prior to 16.5.6, 16.6 prior to 16.6.4, and 16.7 prior to 16.7.2 in which user account password reset emails could be delivered to an unverified email address.” reads the advisory published by GitLab.