Vulnerability CVE-2008-1795


Published: 2008-04-15   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Blackboard Academic Suite 7.x and earlier, and possibly some 8.0 versions, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the searchText parameter in a Course action to webapps/blackboard/execute/viewCatalog or (2) the data__announcements___pk1_pk2__subject parameter in an ADD action to bin/common/announcement.pl.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Blackboard Academic Suite Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities
Duong Thanh
16.04.2008

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Blackboard -> Academic suite 

 References:
http://secskill.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/hacking-blackboard-academic-suite-2/
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3810
http://www.scribd.com/doc/2363025/Hacking-Blackboard-Academic-Suite
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490096/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28455
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019710
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41478

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