Blackboard Academic Suite <= 6.3.1 Build 593 HTML Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4231


The remote host is vulnerable to an HTML injection attack.


The remote host is running Blackboard, a web-based academic software package that allows organizations to teach students remotely. This version of Blackboard is vulnerable to multiple HTML injection flaws. An attacker exploiting these flaws would need the ability to log in as a valid user. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker gaining confidential data from other Blackboard users.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4231

Family: CGI

Published: 2007/10/05

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5227

BID: 25929