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Moodle tag Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a SQL injection flaw in Moodle Blog feature

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is susceptible
to a SQL injection attack.

Description :

The installed version of Moodle fails to properly sanitize user-
supplied input to the 'tag' parameter of the 'blog/index.php' script
before using it in database queries. Provided the blog feature is
enabled, an unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this
issue to manipulate database queries to reveal sensitive information,
modify data, launch attacks against the underlying database, etc.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0130.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0138.html

Solution :

Apply the patch from CVS or restrict access to the blog feature.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20395

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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