Moodle User Profile Field cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Moodle (Learning Management Software) (unknown version). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component User Profile Field Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The stored-XSS vulnerability was discovered in Moodle which exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in several "social" user profile fields. An attacker could inject and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

The weakness was released 11/23/2022. It is possible to read the advisory at git.moodle.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-45151 since 11/11/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/23/2022). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at git.moodle.org.

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License

  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Patch
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Patch: git.moodle.org

Timelineinfo

11/11/2022 CVE reserved
11/23/2022 +12 days Advisory disclosed
11/23/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/23/2022 +0 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Product: moodle.org

Advisory: git.moodle.org
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-45151 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/23/2022 08:44 PM
Changes: 11/23/2022 08:44 PM (39)
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