Check Point Advisories

Moodle Directory Traversal (CVE-2022-35650)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0511
Date Published: 15 Aug 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 15 August, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-35650
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Moodle versions 3.9.0 up to 3.9.15
Moodle versions 3.11.0 up to 3.11.8
Moodle versions 4.0.0 up to 4.0.2
Vulnerability Description A Directory Traversal vulnerability exists in Moodle. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to disclose or access arbitrary files on the vulnerable 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Moodle Directory Traversal (CVE-2022-35650) 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Moodle Directory Traversal (CVE-2022-35650)

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