Security News > 2023 > May > GitLab 'strongly recommends' patching max severity flaw ASAP
GitLab has released an emergency security update, version 16.0.1, to address a maximum severity path traversal flaw tracked as CVE-2023-2825.
GitLab is a web-based Git repository for developer teams that need to manage their code remotely and has approximately 30 million registered users and one million paying customers.
Instead, GitLab highlighted the importance of applying the latest security update without delay.
"We strongly recommend that all installations running a version affected by the issues described below are upgraded to the latest version as soon as possible," reads GitLab's security bulletin.
All users of GitLab 16.0.0 are recommended to update to version 16.0.1 as soon as possible to mitigate the risk.
To update your GitLab installation, follow the instructions on the project's update page.