Bug 1692936 (CVE-2019-3852) - CVE-2019-3852 moodle: get_with_capability_join/get_users_by_capability not aware of context freezing
Summary: CVE-2019-3852 moodle: get_with_capability_join/get_users_by_capability not aw...
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-3852
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20190319,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1692937 1692938
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-03-26 17:14 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:52:10 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2019-03-26 17:14:17 UTC
A vulnerability was found in moodle before version 3.6.3. The get_with_capability_join and get_users_by_capability functions were not taking context freezing into account when checking user capabilities

Upstream Bug:
https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-64410

Upstream Patch:
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-64410

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2019-03-26 17:14:20 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Andrew Nicols

Comment 2 Laura Pardo 2019-03-26 17:14:23 UTC
External References:

https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=384015#p1547748

Comment 3 Laura Pardo 2019-03-26 17:14:57 UTC
Created moodle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1692938]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1692937]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:52:10 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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