Intrusion Prevention

Moodle.Tex.Filter.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a code-execution vulnerability in Moodle.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious "filter/tex/texed.php" request . It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Moodle 1.9.3

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version.