Bug 1895432 (CVE-2020-25701) - CVE-2020-25701 moodle: tool_uploadcourse creates new enrol instances unexpectedly in some circumstances
Summary: CVE-2020-25701 moodle: tool_uploadcourse creates new enrol instances unexpect...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2020-25701
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1899541 1899542
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-11-06 16:40 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2020-11-19 17:28 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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If the upload course tool was used to delete an enrolment method which did not exist or was not already enabled, the tool would erroneously enable that enrolment method. This could lead to unintended users gaining access to the 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
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Last Closed: 2020-11-19 17:28:42 UTC


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Description Michael Kaplan 2020-11-06 16:40:09 UTC
If the upload course tool was used to delete an enrolment method which did not exist or was not already enabled, the tool would erroneously enable that enrolment method. This could lead to unintended users gaining access to the 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 1 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-06 16:40:11 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Víctor Déniz Falcón

Comment 2 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-19 14:05:43 UTC
External References:

https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=413939

Comment 3 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-19 14:06:01 UTC
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1899541]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1899542]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-19 17:28:42 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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