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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1171

The TeX filter in Moodle 1.6 before 1.6.9+, 1.7 before 1.7.7+, 1.8 before 1.8.9, and 1.9 before 1.9.5 allows user-assisted attackers to read arbitrary files via an input command in a "$$" sequence, which causes LaTeX to include the contents of the file.
Publish Date : 2009-03-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1171 unix
DSA-1761 moodle -- missing input sanitisation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7916 unix
DSA-1761-1 moodle -- missing input sanitisation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13700 unix
USN-791-1 -- moodle vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13687 unix
USN-791-2 -- moodle vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13316 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1171

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Moodle Moodle 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Moodle Moodle 1.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Moodle Moodle 1.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Moodle Moodle 1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Moodle Moodle 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Moodle Moodle 1.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Moodle Moodle 1.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Moodle Moodle 1.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Moodle Moodle 30

- References For CVE-2009-1171
BUGTRAQ 20090327 Moodle: Sensitive File Disclosure
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:009

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1171

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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