Bug 1895425 (CVE-2020-25699) - CVE-2020-25699 moodle: Privilege escalation within a course when restoring role overrides
Summary: CVE-2020-25699 moodle: Privilege escalation within a course when restoring ro...
Alias: CVE-2020-25699
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1899536 1899537
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Reported: 2020-11-06 16:29 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2022-10-02 21:48 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: moodle 3.9.3, moodle 3.8.6, moodle 3.7.9, moodle 3.5.15, moodle 3.10
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A flaw was found in Moodle. Insufficient capability checks could allow users who can restore courses to escalate their privileges to roles within the course. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
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Last Closed: 2020-11-19 17:28:38 UTC

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Description Michael Kaplan 2020-11-06 16:29:35 UTC
Insufficient capability checks could lead to users with the ability to course restore adding additional capabilities to roles within that course.

Versions affected:  3.9 to 3.9.2, 3.8 to 3.8.5, 3.7 to 3.7.8, 3.5 to 3.5.14 and earlier unsupported versions

Comment 3 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-19 14:03:51 UTC
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1899536]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1899537]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-19 17:28:38 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.

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