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Security issue relating to Access control and profile pictures <15.04.8, <15.10.4, <16.04.2


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11 July 2016, 5:13 PM

When a profile picture is accessed directly by its URL, Mahara failed to perform any access control checks. Consequently any of a user's uploaded profile pictures could be viewed by anyone, whether or not they were currently selected as the "default" or used in any pages.

Category: Access control
Severity: Medium
Versions affected: <15.04.8, <15.10.4, <16.04.2
Reported by: Robert Lyon
Bug reports: https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/1600069
CVE reference: 2017-1000155

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