Vulnerability Note VU#207540
TomatoCart with PayPal Express Checkout design flaw vulnerability
TomatoCart 1.1.7 with PayPal Express Checkout, and possibly other versions, contains a design flaw that may allow an attacker to purchase items for free or less than advertised.
It has been reported that TomatoCart 1.1.7 using the PayPal Express Checkout module in sandbox mode, and possibly other versions, suffers from a design flaw that may allow an attacker to purchase items for free or at a reduced price. An attacker may be able to manipulate the redirection URL from PayPal back to TomatoCart in a way that allows the attacker to purchase items for free or at a reduced price.
An attacker may be able to purchase items for free or at a reduced price.
We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem. Please consider the following workaround.
Disable PayPal Express
TomatoCart users should disable payments from the PayPal express checkout module until a patch is released.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|tomatoCart||Affected||15 Oct 2012||29 Oct 2012|
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Thanks to Giancarlo Pellegrino for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2012-4934
- Date Public: 08 Oct 2012
- Date First Published: 30 Oct 2012
- Date Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012
- Document Revision: 13
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