MSA-17-0003: PHPMailer vulnerability in no-reply address

by Marina Glancy.  

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Description:Security vulnerability was reported against PHPMailer, third party library used by Moodle. As a result Moodle improved validation of no-reply address (that can only be configured by admin), all other fields were already properly sanitized. This issue only affect sites that leave $CFG->smtphosts empty.
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MSA-17-0002: Incorrect sanitation of attributes in forums

by Marina Glancy.  

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Description:Forum post author can change too many fields when editing the post
Issue summary:Incorrect sanitation of attributes
Severity/Risk:Minor
Versions affected:3.2, 3.1 to 3.1.3, 3.0 to 3.0.7, 2.9 to 2.9.9, 2.8 to 2.8.12, 2.7 to 2.7.17 and earlier unsupported versions
Versions fixed:3.2.1, 3.1.4, 3.0.8 and 2.7.18
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MSA-17-0002: Incorrect sanitation of attributes in forums

by Marina Glancy.  

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Description:Forum post author can change too many fields when editing the post
Issue summary:Incorrect sanitation of attributes
Severity/Risk:Minor
Versions affected:3.2, 3.1 to 3.1.3, 3.0 to 3.0.7, 2.9 to 2.9.9, 2.8 to 2.8.12, 2.7 to 2.7.17 and earlier unsupported versions
Versions fixed:3.2.1, 3.1.4, 3.0.8 and 2.7.18
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MSA-17-0001: System file inclusion when adding own preset file in Boost theme

by Marina Glancy.  

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Description:It is possible to read a system file by trying to include it in boost theme preset. This can only be exploited by moodle admins and only potentially dangerous in developer debugging mode.
Issue summary:System file inclusion when adding own preset file (Boost theme)
Severity/Risk:Minor
Versions affected:3.2
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