CVE-2015-5266 Detail

Current Description

The enrol_meta_sync function in enrol/meta/locallib.php in Moodle through 2.6.11, 2.7.x before 2.7.10, 2.8.x before 2.8.8, and 2.9.x before 2.9.2 allows remote authenticated users to obtain manager privileges in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging incorrect role processing during a long-running sync script.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-50744
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/21/1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033619
https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=320290 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5266
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/16/2017
Source:
MITRE