Fedora 11 : moodle-1.9.7-1.fc11 (2009-13080)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Moodle upstream has released latest stable versions (1.9.7 and
1.8.11), fixing multiple security issues. The list for 1.9.7 release:
-------------------------- Security issues * MSA-09-0022 - Multiple
CSRF problems fixed * MSA-09-0023 - Fixed user account disclosure in
LAMS module * MSA-09-0024 - Fixed insufficient access control in
Glossary module

- MSA-09-0025 - Unneeded MD5 hashes removed from user
table * MSA-09-0026 - Fixed invalid application access
control in MNET interface * MSA-09-0027 - Ensured login
information is always sent secured when using SSL for
logins * MSA-09-0028 - Passwords and secrets are no
longer ever saved in backups, new backup capabilities
moodle/backup:userinfo and moodle/restore:userinfo for
controlling who can backup/restore user data, new checks
in the security overview report help admins identify
dangerous backup permissions * MSA-09-0029 - A strong
password policy is now enabled by default, enabling
password salt in encouraged in config.php, admins are
forced to change password after the upgrade and admins
can force password change on other users via Bulk user
actions * MSA-09-0030 - New detection of insecure Flash
player plugins, Moodle won't serve Flash to insecure
plugins * MSA-09-0031 - Fixed SQL injection in SCORM
module The list for 1.8.11 release:
---------------------------- Security issues *
MSA-09-0022 - Multiple CSRF problems fixed * MSA-09-0023
- Fixed user account disclosure in LAMS module *
MSA-09-0024 - Fixed insufficient access control in
Glossary module * MSA-09-0025 - Unneeded MD5 hashes
removed from user table * MSA-09-0026 - Fixed invalid
application access control in MNET interface *
MSA-09-0027 - Ensured login information is always sent
secured when using SSL for logins * MSA-09-0028 -
Passwords and secrets are no longer ever saved in
backups, new backup capabilities moodle/backup:userinfo
and moodle/restore:userinfo for controlling who can
backup/restore user data * MSA-09-0029 - Enabling a
password salt in encouraged in config.php and admins are
forced to change password after the upgrade *
MSA-09-0031 - Fixed SQL injection in SCORM module
References: -----------
http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.9.7_release_notes
http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.8.11_release_notes
CVE Request: ------------
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/06/1

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.8.11_release_notes
http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.9.7_release_notes
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/06/1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544766
http://www.nessus.org/u?90a0b47d

Solution :

Update the affected moodle package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43123 (fedora_2009-13080.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4297
CVE-2009-4298
CVE-2009-4299
CVE-2009-4300
CVE-2009-4301
CVE-2009-4302
CVE-2009-4303
CVE-2009-4304
CVE-2009-4305

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