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CVE-2012-6112 Detail

Current Description

classes/GoogleSpell.php in the PHP Spellchecker (aka Google Spellchecker) addon before 2.0.6.1 for TinyMCE, as used in Moodle 2.1.x before 2.1.10, 2.2.x before 2.2.7, 2.3.x before 2.3.4, and 2.4.x before 2.4.1 and other products, does not properly handle control characters, which allows remote attackers to trigger arbitrary outbound HTTP requests via a crafted string.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-37283
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/21/1
http://www.tinymce.com/develop/changelog/?type=phpspell
http://www.tinymce.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=30036 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/tinymce/tinymce_spellchecker_php/commit/22910187bfb9edae90c26e10100d8145b505b974
https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=220157

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:a1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:a2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:b3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tinymce:spellchecker_php:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6112
NVD Published Date:
01/27/2013
NVD Last Modified:
01/30/2013