2009-4298 | Moodle User Account information disclosure (BID-37244 / XFDB-54990)
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A vulnerability was found in Moodle 1.8 up to 1.8 (Learning Management Software). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component User Account. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality.
The weakness was published 12/15/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at vupen.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-4298 since 12/11/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44850 (Debian DSA-1986-1 : moodle – several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165156 (SUSE Update for Multiple Packages (SUSE-SR:2010:004)).
Upgrading to version 1.9.3 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Information disclosure
0-Day Time: 🔍
Upgrade: Moodle 1.9.3
12/02/2009 +6 days 🔍
12/08/2009 +6 days 🔍
12/11/2009 +3 days 🔍
12/15/2009 +4 days 🔍
12/15/2009 +0 days 🔍
02/16/2010 +63 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1856 days 🔍
08/28/2021 +2355 days 🔍Product: https://moodle.org/
Vulnerability Center: 24846 – Moodle Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 37244 – Moodle Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 37614 – Moodle Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/28/2021 17:56
Changes: (3) source_nessus_risk exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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