Moodle 2.7.x < 2.7.19 RCE

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700008
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The remote web server is hosting a web application that is vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack vector.


The remote web server hosts Moodle, an open-source course management system. Versions of Moodle 2.7.x prior to 2.7.19 are affected by a flaw that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Moodle version 2.7.19 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 700008

Family: CGI

Published: 3/20/2017

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8690

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10659