Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Christian Eibl discovered that the TeX filter in Moodle allowed any
function to be used. An authenticated remote attacker could post a
specially crafted TeX formula to execute arbitrary TeX functions,
potentially reading any file accessible to the web server user,
leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2009-1171, MSA-09-0009).
Update the affected moodle package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39517 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1171