Moodle up to 2.7 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Moodle (Learning Management Software). Affected by this issue is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product 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. CVE summarizes:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Moodle through 2.3.11, 2.4.x before 2.4.11, 2.5.x before 2.5.7, 2.6.x before 2.6.4, and 2.7.x before 2.7.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors that trigger an AJAX exception dialog.

The weakness was published 07/29/2014 as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is available at git.moodle.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-3548 since 05/14/2014. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77983 (Moodle Multiple XSS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses : XSS. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 122523 (Fedora Security Update for moodle (FEDORA-2014-8609)).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (94726), Tenable (77983), SecurityFocus (BID 68766†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45854†).

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 77983
Nessus Name: Moodle Multiple XSS
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OpenVAS ID: 867240
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for moodle FEDORA-2014-10802
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Patch: git.moodle.org

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07/21/2014 +68 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Product: moodle.org

Advisory: git.moodle.org
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-3548 (🔍)
X-Force: 94726
SecurityFocus: 68766 - Moodle CVE-2014-3548 Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 45854 - Moodle Remote XSS Vulnerability in Exception Dialogues, Medium

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/26/2022 10:45 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (68), 06/04/2017 10:52 AM (4), 03/26/2022 10:45 AM (3)
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