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MSA-17-0011: Searching of blogs possible without capability to do it

 
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MSA-17-0011: Searching of blogs possible without capability to do it
 

Capability to search blogs was not checked properly resulting in users being able to search blogs without permission


Severity/Risk: Minor
Versions affected: 3.2 to 3.2.2, 3.1 to 3.1.5, 3.0 to 3.0.9, 2.7 to 2.7.19 and other unsupported versions
Versions fixed: 3.2.3, 3.1.6, 3.0.10 and 2.7.20
Reported by: Daniel Kosinski
CVE identifier: CVE-2017-7490
Changes (master): http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-58670
Tracker issue: MDL-58670 Users can search blogs by typing full url in address bar even with capability moodle/blog:search removed from their role