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Moodle: CVE-2016-9187: Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

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Moodle: CVE-2016-9187: Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/14/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the double extension support in the "image" module in Moodle 3.1.2 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with an executable extension, and then accessing it via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • moodle-upgrade-latest

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