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Moodle: Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CVE-2008-5153)

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Moodle: Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CVE-2008-5153)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/18/2008
Created
11/13/2019
Added
11/07/2019
Modified
11/07/2019

Description

spell-check-logic.cgi in Moodle 1.8.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/spell-check-debug.log, (2) /tmp/spell-check-before, or (3) /tmp/spell-check-after temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • moodle-upgrade-latest

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