Moodle through 2.5.2 allows remote authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary programs by configuring the aspell pathname and then triggering a spell-check operation within the TinyMCE editor.
Published 2013-11-01 02:55:04
Updated 2021-10-12 18:15:07
Source CERT/CC
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-3630

2.37%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-3630

  • Moodle Remote Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2013-10-30
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/multi/http/moodle_cmd_exec
    exploit/multi/http/moodle_cmd_exec Moodle allows an authenticated user to define spellcheck settings via the web interface. The user can update the spellcheck mechanism to point to a system-installed aspell binary. By updating the path for the spellchecker to an arbitrary command, an at
  • Moodle Authenticated Spelling Binary RCE
    Disclosure Date: 2013-10-30
    First seen: 2022-12-23
    exploit/multi/http/moodle_spelling_binary_rce
    Moodle allows an authenticated user to define spellcheck settings via the web interface. The user can update the spellcheck mechanism to point to a system-installed aspell binary. By updating the path for the spellchecker to an arbitrary command, an attacker can run

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-3630

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-3630

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2013-3630

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