Moodle up to 2.4.4 information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Moodle (Learning Management Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

mod/lesson/pagetypes/matching.php in Moodle through 2.2.11, 2.3.x before 2.3.8, 2.4.x before 2.4.5, and 2.5.x before 2.5.1 allows remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive answer information by reading the HTML source code of a document.

The weakness was shared 07/29/2013 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-2243 since 02/19/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/04/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 69006 (Fedora 18 : moodle-2.3.8-2.fc18 (2013-12950)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (86106) and Tenable (69006).






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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 69006
Nessus Name: Fedora 18 : moodle-2.3.8-2.fc18 (2013-12950)
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OpenVAS ID: 866263
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for moodle FEDORA-2013-12950
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CVE: CVE-2013-2243 (🔍)
X-Force: 86106
Vulnerability Center: 40838 - Moodle Multiple Versions Information Disclosure by a Remote Authenticated Attacker via Document\x27s HTML Source Code, Medium
SecurityFocus: 61413 - Moodle CVE-2013-2243 Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/04/2022 08:53 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (62), 05/07/2017 11:42 AM (4), 01/04/2022 08:53 AM (3)
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