SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSeveral remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Moodle, an online course management system. The following issues are addressed in this update, ranging from cross site scripting to remote code execution.
Various cross site scripting issues in the Moodle codebase (CVE-2008-3326, CVE-2008-3325, CVE-2007-3555, CVE-2008-5432, MSA-08-0021, MDL-8849, MDL-12793, MDL-11414, MDL-14806, MDL-10276).
Various cross site request forgery issues in the Moodle codebase (CVE-2008-3325, MSA-08-0023).
Privilege escalation bugs in the Moodle codebase (MSA-08-0001, MDL-7755).
SQL injection issue in the hotpot module (MSA-08-0010).
An embedded copy of Smarty had several vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-4811, CVE-2008-4810 ). An embedded copy of Snoopy was vulnerable to cross site scripting (CVE-2008-4796 ). An embedded copy of Kses was vulnerable to cross site scripting (CVE-2008-1502 ).
SolutionUpgrade the moodle (1.6.3-2+etch1) package.
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.3-2+etch1.
File Name: debian_DSA-1691.nasl
Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent
Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C
CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:moodle, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l
Exploit Ease: Exploits are available
Patch Publication Date: 12/22/2008
Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/4/2007
Elliot (Moodle <= 1.8.4 RCE)
CVE: CVE-2007-3555, CVE-2008-1502, CVE-2008-3325, CVE-2008-3326, CVE-2008-4796, CVE-2008-4810, CVE-2008-4811, CVE-2008-5432, CVE-2008-6124, CVE-2008-6125
BID: 28599, 31862, 31887