Bug 2043417 (CVE-2021-40693)

Summary: CVE-2021-40693 moodle: authentication bypass risk when using external database
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Dhananjay Arunesh <darunesh>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: gwync, igor.raits, sergio
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Bug Depends On: 2043419, 2043418    
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2022-01-21 08:43:16 UTC
An authentication bypass risk was identified in the external database authentication functionality, due to a type juggling vulnerability.


Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2022-01-21 08:43:46 UTC
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 2043419]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2043418]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-01-21 09:31:38 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.