Blackboard Vista/CE vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Blackboard Vista/CE is a learning management system (LMS). Blackboard Vista/CE contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

ICHIHARA Ryohei of SERAKU Co.,Ltd. reported this vulnerability to the developer.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Blackboard, Inc.
  • Blackboard Vista/CE 8.0 Service Pack 6 and earlier


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

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Vendor Information

Blackboard, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-0811

  1. JVN : JVN#24730765
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-0811
Revision History

  • [2014/02/21]
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