Multiple vulnerabilities in Moodle



Published: 2021-09-21
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 5
CVE-ID CVE-2021-40691
CVE-2021-40695
CVE-2021-40694
CVE-2021-40693
CVE-2021-40692
CWE-ID CWE-384
CWE-200
CWE-287
CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor moodle.org

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 5 vulnerabilities.

1) Session Fixation

EUVDB-ID: #VU56753

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40691

CWE-ID: CWE-384 - Session Fixation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to hijack the target user's session.

The weakness exists due to a session hijack risk in the Shibboleth authentication plugin. A remote attacker can obtain sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Moodle: 3.9.0 - 3.9.9, 3.10.0 - 3.10.6, 3.11.0 - 3.11.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=427103

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU56757

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40695

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application. A remote authenticated attacker can view their quiz grade before it had been released, using a quiz web service.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Moodle: 3.9.0 - 3.9.9, 3.10.0 - 3.10.6, 3.11.0 - 3.11.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=427107

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU56756

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40694

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient escaping of the LaTeX preamble. A remote administrator can read files available to the HTTP server system account.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Moodle: 3.9.0 - 3.9.9, 3.10.0 - 3.10.6, 3.11.0 - 3.11.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=427106

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU56755

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40693

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to a type juggling issue in the external database authentication functionality. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Moodle: 3.9.0 - 3.9.9, 3.10.0 - 3.10.6, 3.11.0 - 3.11.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=427105

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU56754

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40692

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient capability checks. A remote authenticated attacker can download users outside of their courses.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Moodle: 3.9.0 - 3.9.9, 3.10.0 - 3.10.6, 3.11.0 - 3.11.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=427104

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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