Check Point Advisories

Moodle Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-1133)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0408
Date Published: 26 Mar 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 31 Jul 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1133
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Moodle v3.4.1
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Moodle server. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of request parameters. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Moodle server.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Moodle Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-1133) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Moodle Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-1133)

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