National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3391
Original release date:07/23/2012
mod/forum/rsslib.php in Moodle 2.1.x before 2.1.7 and 2.2.x before 2.2.4 does not properly implement the requirement for posting before reading a Q&A forum, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging the student role and reading the RSS feed for a forum.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120717 Moodle security notifications public
External Source: CONFIRM
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)