Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : moodle vulnerability (USN-658-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Lukasz Pilorz discovered that the HTML filtering used in Moodle was
not strict enough. A remote attacker could send malicious requests to
Moodle and execute arbitrary code as the web server user.

Solution :

Update the affected moodle package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36491 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1502