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MSA-12-0062: Information leak in Database activity module
 
Topic: Any user (including a guest) can view entries in database activity when more entries are required before viewing other participants entries
Severity/Risk: Minor
Versions affected: 2.3 to 2.3.2+, 2.2 to 2.2.5+, 2.1 to 2.1.8+
Reported by: Tabitha Roder
Issue no.: MDL-35558

CVE Identifier:

CVE-2012-5480
Changes (master): http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-35558

Description:

The setting requiring that a number of entries be posted to a Database activity before others' entries could be viewed could be circumvented using an advanced search.