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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Moodle Vendors:
Moodle Discloses Some Passwords to Remote Authenticated Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029647
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0008   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 2.4.8, 2.5.4, 2.6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Moodle. A remote authenticated user can view certain passwords.

The system records password changes made on admin pages in the Config Changes Report. A remote authenticated administrative user can access the report to view the passwords.

Andrew Steele reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated administrative user can view administrative passwords.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.4.8, 2.5.4, 2.6.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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