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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-24561

Forum subscribe.php does not check sesskey()

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.9, 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9.11, 2.0.2
    • Component/s: Forum
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      /mod/forum/subscribe.php does not seem to check sesskey(). Therefore, nasty users could use it for CSRF attack and let easily other user to subscribe to many other forums, for example (spam risk).

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              Assignee:
              mudrd8mz David Mudrák (@mudrd8mz)
              Reporter:
              mudrd8mz David Mudrák (@mudrd8mz)
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Andrew Nicols, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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                Updated:
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                Fix Release Date:
                21/Feb/11