Oct 2, 2019 - Jeremy Matos  

GitLab Critical Security Release: 12.3.3, 12.2.7, and 12.1.13

Today we are releasing versions 12.3.3, 12.2.7, and 12.1.13 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).

These versions contain an important security fix, and we strongly recommend that all GitLab installations with enabled Elasticsearch integration be upgraded to one of these versions immediately.

The vulnerability details will be made public on our issue tracker in approximately 30 days.

Please read on for more information regarding this release.

Disclosure of Private Code, Merge Requests and Commits via Elasticsearch integration

Private code, merge requests and commits would be disclosed with the Group Search feature provided by Elasticsearch integration. The issue is now mitigated in the latest release and CVE is currently being assigned.

Thanks to @rpadovani for responsibly reporting this vulnerability to us.

Versions Affected

Affects GitLab EE 8.17 and later.


We strongly recommend that all installations running an affected version above with enabled Elasticsearch integration are upgraded to the latest version as soon as possible.


To update GitLab, see the Update page.

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