Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2015-5272

Assigned:2015-07-01
Published:2016-02-22
Updated:2017-09-16
Summary:The Forum module in Moodle 2.7.x before 2.7.10 allows remote authenticated users to post to arbitrary groups by leveraging the teacher role, as demonstrated by a post directed to "all participants."
CVSS v3 Severity:4.3 Medium (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): None
3.5 Low (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:4.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-264
References:Source: CONFIRM
Type: UNKNOWN
http://git.moodle.org/gw?p=moodle.git&a=search&h=HEAD&st=commit&s=MDL-50576

Source: MLIST
Type: UNKNOWN
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/21/1

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1033619

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=320288

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:moodle:moodle:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.precise:def:20155272000
    V
    CVE-2015-5272 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) - medium.
    2016-02-22
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20155272000
    V
    CVE-2015-5272 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2016-02-22
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20155272000
    V
    CVE-2015-5272 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2016-02-22
    BACK
    moodle moodle 2.7.9
    moodle moodle 2.7.8
    moodle moodle 2.7.7
    moodle moodle 2.7.6
    moodle moodle 2.7.5
    moodle moodle 2.7.4
    moodle moodle 2.7.3
    moodle moodle 2.7.2
    moodle moodle 2.7.1
    moodle moodle 2.7