Security Newsletter
6 May 2024
CISA says GitLab account takeover bug is actively exploited in attacks
CISA warned today that attackers are actively exploiting a maximum-severity GitLab vulnerability that allows them to take over accounts via password resets.
GitLab hosts sensitive data, including proprietary code and API keys, and account hijacking can have a significant impact. Successful exploitation can also lead to supply chain attacks that can compromise repositories by inserting malicious code in CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment) environments.
Tracked as CVE-2023-7028, the security flaw is due to an improper access control weakness that can allow remote unauthenticated threat actors to send password reset emails to email accounts under their control to change the password and hijack targeted accounts without user interaction.
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Kindred Group in brief
Kindred Group is one of the world’s leading online gambling operators with business across Europe, US and Australia, offering more than 30 million customers across 9 brands a great form of entertainment in a safe, fair and sustainable environment. The company, which employs about 2,000 people, is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap and is a member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and founding member of IBIA (Sports Betting Integrity Association). Kindred Group is audited and certified by eCOGRA for compliance with the 2014 EU Recommendation on Consumer Protection and Responsible Gambling (2014/478/EU). Read more on
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