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MSA-15-0002: XSS vulnerability in course request pending approval page

 
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MSA-15-0002: XSS vulnerability in course request pending approval page
 
Description: Course summary on course request pending approval page was displayed to the manager unescaped and could be used for XSS attack
Issue summary: XSS in course request pending approval page (Privilege Escalation?)
Severity/Risk: Serious
Versions affected: 2.8 to 2.8.1, 2.7 to 2.7.3, 2.6 to 2.6.6 and earlier unsupported versions
Versions fixed: 2.8.2, 2.7.4 and 2.6.7
Reported by: Skylar Kelty
Issue no.: MDL-48368
Workaround: Grant permission moodle/course:request only to trusted users
CVE identifier: CVE-2015-0212
Changes (master): http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-48368