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Moodle: Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CVE-2021-20187)

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Moodle: Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CVE-2021-20187)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/28/2021
Created
02/03/2021
Added
02/03/2021
Modified
02/03/2021

Description

It was found in Moodle before version 3.10.1, 3.9.4, 3.8.7 and 3.5.16 that it was possible for site administrators to execute arbitrary PHP scripts via a PHP include used during Shibboleth authentication.

Solution(s)

  • moodle-upgrade-3_10_1
  • moodle-upgrade-3_5_16
  • moodle-upgrade-3_8_7
  • moodle-upgrade-3_9_4

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