Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : moodle vulnerability (USN-658-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36491
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionLukasz 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected moodle package.