Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> Moodle tag Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

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

Cables, Connectors

Intel SE7520JR2 Dual Socket 604 DDR (SE7520JR2SCSID1) Server Board
$44.95
Intel SE7520JR2 Dual Socket 604 DDR (SE7520JR2SCSID1) Server Board pictureGIGABYTE GA-AB350-Gaming 3 (AMD RYZEN AM4/ HDMI1.4/ M.2/ SATA 6Gbps/ ATX/ DDR4)
$0.95
GIGABYTE GA-AB350-Gaming 3 (AMD RYZEN AM4/ HDMI1.4/ M.2/ SATA 6Gbps/ ATX/ DDR4) pictureHP Elitebook 6930p Laptop Motherboard 486301-001
$18.0
HP Elitebook 6930p Laptop Motherboard 486301-001 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.