Bug 2188605 (CVE-2023-30943, MSA-23-0014) - CVE-2023-30943 moodle: TinyMCE loaders susceptible to Arbitrary Folder Creation
Summary: CVE-2023-30943 moodle: TinyMCE loaders susceptible to Arbitrary Folder Creation
Alias: CVE-2023-30943, MSA-23-0014
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: 2192466 2192467 2192468 2192469
Blocks: 2188599
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2023-04-21 11:11 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2023-05-02 11:13 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: moodle 4.1.3
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The vulnerability was found Moodle which exists because the application allows a user to control path of the older to create in TinyMCE loaders. A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP request and create arbitrary folders on the system.
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Last Closed: 2023-05-02 11:13:32 UTC

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Description TEJ RATHI 2023-04-21 11:11:58 UTC
Insufficient sanitizing of loaders used by TinyMCE resulted in an arbitrary folder creation risk.

Versions affected: 4.1 to 4.1.2
Versions fixed: 4.1.3

Comment 2 TEJ RATHI 2023-05-02 06:35:35 UTC
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 2192466]
Affects: fedora-36 [bug 2192467]
Affects: fedora-37 [bug 2192468]
Affects: fedora-38 [bug 2192469]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-05-02 11:13:30 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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