Moodle up to 2.7.2 information disclosure
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Moodle (Learning Management Software). Affected is an unknown code block. 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/data/edit.php in Moodle through 2.4.11, 2.5.x before 2.5.9, 2.6.x before 2.6.6, and 2.7.x before 2.7.3 sets a certain group ID to zero upon a database-entry change, which allows remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information by accessing the database after an edit by a teacher.
The weakness was released 11/24/2014 (Website). The advisory is available at moodle.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-7833 since 10/03/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. 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 04/04/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 79565 (Fedora 20 : moodle-2.5.9-1.fc20 (2014-15102)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13071 (Moodle Multiple Security Vulnerabilities(MSA-14-0036 - MSA-14-0048)).
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 (98716), Vulnerability Center (SBV-47451) and Tenable (79565). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 72975, 72974, 72973 and 72972.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3
VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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ExploitingClass: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Nessus ID: 79565
Nessus Name: Fedora 20 : moodle-2.5.9-1.fc20 (2014-15102)
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Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2014-7833 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 47451 - Moodle 2.7.x before 2.7.3 Remote Information Disclosure due to a Flaw in mod/data/edit.php - CVE-2014-7833, Medium
SecurityFocus: 71120 - Moodle CVE-2014-7833 Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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EntryCreated: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/04/2022 12:45 PM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (59), 06/13/2017 09:19 AM (4), 04/04/2022 12:37 PM (3), 04/04/2022 12:45 PM (2)
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