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CVE-2011-4297 Detail

Current Description

comment/lib.php in Moodle 2.0.x before 2.0.4 and 2.1.x before 2.1.1 does not properly restrict comment capabilities, which allows remote attackers to post a comment by leveraging the guest role and operating on a front-page activity.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git;a=commit;h=9da3c2efadcc5f56cb8adc19c67ed16be35780f3 Patch
http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=182740 Vendor Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/14/1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:moodle:moodle:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4297
NVD Published Date:
07/16/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/16/2012