Public Date:
857933: CVE-2012-4408 moodle: Course reset not protected by proper capability (MSA-12-0054)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

course/reset.php in Moodle 2.1.x before 2.1.8, 2.2.x before 2.2.5, and 2.3.x before 2.3.2 checks an update capability instead of a reset capability, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions via a reset operation.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4408 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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