the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4490

The SSH key upload feature (lib/gitlab_keys.rb) in gitlab-shell before 1.7.3, as used in GitLab 5.0 before 5.4.1 and 6.x before 6.2.3, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the public key.
Publish Date : 2014-05-13 Last Update Date : 2014-05-14
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4490

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gitlab Gitlab 5.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gitlab Gitlab 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gitlab Gitlab 6.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gitlab Gitlab 6.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gitlab Gitlab 6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gitlab Gitlab 6.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Gitlab Gitlab-shell 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gitlab Gitlab 11
Gitlab Gitlab-shell 10

- References For CVE-2013-4490 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4490

Gitlab-shell Code Execution
This module takes advantage of the addition of authorized ssh keys in the gitlab-shell functionality of Gitlab. Versions of gitlab-shell prior to 1.7.4 used the ssh key provided directly in a system call resulting in a command injection vulnerability. As this relies on adding an ssh key to an account, valid credentials are required to exploit this vulnerability.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Linux

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.