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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


The (1) core_enrol_get_course_enrolment_methods and (2) enrol_self_get_instance_info web services in Moodle through 2.6.11, 2.7.x before 2.7.12, 2.8.x before 2.8.10, 2.9.x before 2.9.4, and 3.0.x before 3.0.2 do not consider the moodle/course:viewhiddencourses capability, which allows remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information via a web-service request.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published