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Missing Authorization

CVE-2021-20283

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

The web service responsible for fetching other users' enrolled courses did not validate that the requesting user had permission to view that information in each course in moodle before 3.10.2, 3.9.5, 3.8.8, 3.5.17.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published