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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2359

admin/roles/override.php in Moodle 2.0.x before 2.0.9, 2.1.x before 2.1.6, and 2.2.x before 2.2.3 allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges by leveraging the teacher role and modifying their own capabilities, as demonstrated by obtaining the backup:userinfo capability.
Publish Date : 2012-07-20 Last Update Date : 2012-07-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2359

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Moodle Moodle 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Moodle Moodle 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Moodle Moodle 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Moodle Moodle 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Moodle Moodle 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Moodle Moodle 18

- References For CVE-2012-2359

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20120523 Moodle security notifications public
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git;a=commit;h=0f75e1e6272db0303abc8e27362e5c3a1344b82f CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2359

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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