Check Point Advisories

GitLab Hardcoded Credentials (CVE-2022-1162)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0911
Date Published: 23 Nov 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 23 November, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-1162
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? GitLab Community and Enterprise editions from version 14.7.0 and prior to 14.7.7
GitLab Community and Enterprise editions from version 14.8 and prior to 14.8.5
GitLab Community and Enterprise editions from version 14.9 and prior to 14.9.2
Vulnerability Description A hardcoded credentials vulnerability exists in GitLab. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information and gain unauthorized access into the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GitLab Hardcoded Credentials (CVE-2022-1162) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  GitLab Hardcoded Credentials (CVE-2022-1162)

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