Directories vendor/ and node_modules/ that are created by composer and used during Moodle development may expose dangerous scripts to the web and should never be present on production sites. This issue adds a respective security check.
Manual action may be required from the site admin to remove composer-generated directories or prevent access to them from the web.
|Versions affected:||3.3 to 3.3.1, 3.2 to 3.2.4, 3.1 to 3.1.7 and earlier unsupported versions|
|Versions fixed:||3.3.2, 3.2.5 and 3.1.8|
|Reported by:||David Mudrák|
|CVE identifier:||CVE-2017-9841 reported against PHPUnit project, it is relevant to the version used in Moodle development|
|Tracker issue:||MDL-59969 Admins may not know that exposing vendor directory is a security risk|