Mahara before 1.5.13, 1.6.x before 1.6.8, and 1.7.x before 1.7.4 does not properly restrict access to folders, which allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary folders (1) by leveraging an active folder tab loaded before permissions were removed or (2) via the folder parameter to artefact/file/groupfiles.php.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
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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