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Bug 857927 - (CVE-2012-4407) CVE-2012-4407 moodle: Blog file access issue (MSA-12-0053)
CVE-2012-4407 moodle: Blog file access issue (MSA-12-0053)
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 857981
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Reported: 2012-09-17 10:03 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2013-01-21 15:56 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: moodle 2.3.2, moodle 2.2.5, moodle 2.1.8
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Last Closed: 2013-01-21 15:56:10 EST
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-09-17 10:03:31 EDT
A security flaw was found in the way file serving functionality of Moodle course management system enforced file access restrictions on blog post(s). A remote attacker could use this flaw to deliver files embedded as part of a blog without the publication state to be checked properly.

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Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-09-17 10:05:13 EDT
This issue affects the version of the moodle package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17. Please schedule an update.


This issue did NOT affect the versions of the moodle package, as shipped with Fedora release of 16, Fedora EPEL 6 and Fedora EPEL 5.
Comment 2 Gwyn Ciesla 2012-09-17 12:18:53 EDT
Update in progress, not linked to any BZ, none assigned to me.
Comment 3 Prasad J Pandit 2012-09-17 12:48:58 EDT
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-17 [bug 857981]

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