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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Moodle Vendors:   moodle.org
Moodle Bug in 'login as' Feature Lets Remote Authenticated Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029648
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029648
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0009   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2014
Impact:   User access via network

Version(s): prior to versions 2.3.11, 2.4.8, 2.5.4, 2.6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Moodle. A remote authenticated user can bypass security restrictions.

A remote authenticated user with 'login as' privileges but without 'access all groups' capability can login to other groups by loading a specially crafted URL.

Itamar Tzadok reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can bypass security restrictions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.3.11, 2.4.8, 2.5.4, 2.6.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=252415

Vendor URL:  moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=252415 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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