Moodle < 1.8.12 / 1.9.x < 1.9.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5504


The remote web server is hosting a web application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The version of Moodle installed on the remote host is potentially vulnerable to multiple flaws.

- Multiple unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in the KSES text cleaning library. (MSA-10-0001)

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the PHP CAS client library. Note that this only affects Moodle installations that use CAS authentication. (MSA-10-0002)

- An issue exists in the course profile page which allows ordinary users to find out the names of other users. (MSA-10-0003)

- The restoring of courses sometimes results in creation of new roles. (MSA-10-0004)

- A SQL injection vulnerability exists in several forms. (MSA-10-0005)

- Data passed to the 'add_to_log()' function in the wiki module is not properly sanitized which could allow SQL injection attacks. (MSA-10-0006)

- A problem exists in the handling of user submitted data in global search forms. (MSA-10-0007)

- A persistent cross-site scripting issue exists when an admin uses the Login-as feature. (MSA-10-0008)

- The 'Regenerate session id during login' setting is not enabled by default. (MSA-10-0009)


Upgrade to Moodle version 1.8.12, 1.9.8, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5504

File Name: 5504.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2010/04/07

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 8683

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:moodle:moodle

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1613, CVE-2010-1614, CVE-2010-1615, CVE-2010-1616, CVE-2010-1617, CVE-2010-1618, CVE-2010-1619

BID: 39150