Intrusion Prevention

Moodle.Import.XML.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Moodle.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. An attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the affected machine via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Moodle Moodle 3.5.1
Moodle Moodle 3.4.4
Moodle Moodle 3.4.3
Moodle Moodle 3.4.2
Moodle Moodle 3.3.1
Moodle Moodle 3.1.13
Moodle Moodle 3.1.12
Moodle Moodle 3.1.11
Moodle Moodle 3.1.10
Moodle Moodle 3.1.9
Moodle Moodle 3.1.7
Moodle Moodle 3.1.4
Moodle Moodle 3.1.3
Moodle Moodle 3.1.2
Moodle Moodle 3.1.1
Moodle Moodle 3.5
Moodle Moodle 3.4.1
Moodle Moodle 3.4
Moodle Moodle 3.1.8
Moodle Moodle 3.1.6
Moodle Moodle 3.1.5
Moodle Moodle 3.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
https://download.moodle.org/releases/latest/

CVE References

CVE-2018-14630