GitLab Enterprise Edition up to 12.5 privilege escalation [CVE-2019-19259] – Digitalmunition

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GitLab Enterprise Edition up to 12.5 privilege escalation [CVE-2019-19259]

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5.5 $0-$5k 4.86-

A vulnerability has been found in GitLab Enterprise Edition up to 12.5 (Bug Tracking Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 01/03/2020. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-19259 since 11/25/2019. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 01/03/2020).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.5
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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11/25/2019 CVE assigned
01/03/2020 +39 days Advisory disclosed
01/03/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/03/2020 +0 days VulDB last updateVendor:


CVE: CVE-2019-19259 (🔒)
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Created: 01/03/2020 10:34 PM
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