Fedora 12 moodle-1.9.7-1.fc12
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Moodle upstream has released latest stable versions (1.9.7 and 1.8.11), fixing multiple security issues. The list for 1.9.7 release: -------------------------- Security issues * MSA-09-0022 - Multiple CSRF problems fixed * MSA-09-0023 - Fixed user account disclosure in LAMS module * MSA-09-0024 - Fixed insufficient access control in Glossary module * MSA-09-0025 - Unneeded MD5 hashes removed from user table * MSA-09-0026 - Fixed invalid application access control in MNET interface * MSA-09-0027 - Ensured login information is always sent secured when using SSL for logins * MSA-09-0028 - Passwords and secrets are no longer ever saved in backups, new backup capabilities moodle/backup:userinfo and moodle/restore:userinfo for controlling who can backup/restore user data, new checks in the security overview report help admins identify dangerous backup permissions * MSA-09-0029 - A strong password policy is now enabled by default, enabling password salt in encouraged in config.php, admins are forced to change password after the upgrade and admins can force password change on other users via Bulk user actions * MSA-09-0030 - New detection of insecure Flash player plugins, Moodle won't serve Flash to insecure plugins * MSA-09-0031 - Fixed SQL injection in SCORM module The list for 1.8.11 release: ---------------------------- Security issues * MSA-09-0022 - Multiple CSRF problems fixed * MSA-09-0023 - Fixed user account disclosure in LAMS module * MSA-09-0024 - Fixed insufficient access control in Glossary module * MSA-09-0025 - Unneeded MD5 hashes removed from user table * MSA-09-0026 - Fixed invalid application access control in MNET interface * MSA-09-0027 - Ensured login information is always sent secured when using SSL for logins * MSA-09-0028 - Passwords and secrets are no longer ever saved in backups, new backup capabilities moodle/backup:userinfo and moodle/restore:userinfo for controlling who can backup/restore user data * MSA-09-0029 - Enabling a password salt in encouraged in config.php and admins are forced to change password after the upgrade * MSA-09-0031 - Fixed SQL injection in SCORM module References: ----------- http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.9.7_release_notes http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.8.11_release_notes CVE Request: ------------ http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/06/1
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-13065
2009-12-11 16:37:51
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Name        : moodle
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 1.9.7
Release     : 1.fc12
URL         : http://moodle.org/
Summary     : A Course Management System
Description :
Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software
package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create
effective online learning communities.

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Update Information:

Moodle upstream has released latest stable versions (1.9.7 and 1.8.11),  fixing
multiple security issues.    The list for 1.9.7 release:
--------------------------   Security issues        * MSA-09-0022 - Multiple
CSRF problems fixed      * MSA-09-0023 - Fixed user account disclosure in LAMS
module      * MSA-09-0024 - Fixed insufficient access control in Glossary module
* MSA-09-0025 - Unneeded MD5 hashes removed from user table      * MSA-09-0026 -
Fixed invalid application access control in MNET interface      * MSA-09-0027 -
Ensured login information is always sent secured when using
SSL for logins      * MSA-09-0028 - Passwords and secrets are no longer ever
saved in backups,                      new backup capabilities
moodle/backup:userinfo and                      moodle/restore:userinfo for
controlling who can                      backup/restore user data, new checks in
the security                      overview report help admins identify dangerous
backup                       permissions      * MSA-09-0029 - A strong password
policy is now enabled by default,                      enabling password salt in
encouraged in config.php, admins                      are forced to change
password after the upgrade and admins                      can force password
change on other users via Bulk user                       actions      *
MSA-09-0030 - New detection of insecure Flash player plugins, Moodle
won't serve Flash to insecure plugins      * MSA-09-0031 - Fixed SQL injection
in SCORM module     The list for 1.8.11 release:  ----------------------------
Security issues        * MSA-09-0022 - Multiple CSRF problems fixed      *
MSA-09-0023 - Fixed user account disclosure in LAMS module      * MSA-09-0024 -
Fixed insufficient access control in Glossary module      * MSA-09-0025 -
Unneeded MD5 hashes removed from user table      * MSA-09-0026 - Fixed invalid
application access control in MNET interface      * MSA-09-0027 - Ensured login
information is always sent secured when                      using SSL for
logins      * MSA-09-0028 - Passwords and secrets are no longer ever saved in
backups,                      new backup capabilities moodle/backup:userinfo and
moodle/restore:userinfo for controlling who can
backup/restore user data      * MSA-09-0029 - Enabling a password salt in
encouraged in config.php and                       admins are forced to change
password after the                       upgrade                * MSA-09-0031 -
Fixed SQL injection in SCORM module     References:  -----------
http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.9.7_release_notes
http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_1.8.11_release_notes    CVE Request:
------------  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/06/1
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Dec  8 2009 Jon Ciesla  - 1.9.7-1
- Update to 1.9.7, BZ 544766.
* Thu Nov  5 2009 Jon Ciesla  - 1.9.6-2
- Reverted erroneous cron fix.
* Thu Nov  5 2009 Jon Ciesla  - 1.9.6-1
- Update to 1.9.6.
- Make moodle-cron honor lock, BZ 533171.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #544766 - Moodle: Multiple security fixes in 1.9.7 and 1.8.11 upstream releases
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544766
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update moodle' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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