Vulnerability Note VU#924124

X-Cart contains multiple vulnerabilities

Original Release date: 02 Apr 2015 | Last revised: 02 Apr 2015


X-Cart versions 5.1.6 through 5.1.10 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS), and versions 5.1.10 and below are vulnerable to authorization bypass.


CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') - CVE-2015-0950

X-Cart versions 5.1.6 through 5.1.10 contain a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. An attacker can inject arbitrary script via the query string parameter substring in admin.php.

CWE-639: Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key - CVE-2015-0951

X-Cart versions 5.1.10 and below contain an insecure direct object reference vulnerability. An attacker can obtain or delete address data associated with other user accounts by manipulating parameters in requests to update or remove addresses. The CVSS score below reflects this issue.


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script in the context of the end-user's browser session. A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to obtain or remove data associated with other users' accounts.


Apply an update

The vendor has released X-Cart 5.1.11 to address the vulnerabilities. Users are advised to upgrade.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
X-CartAffected03 Feb 201502 Apr 2015
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 6.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Temporal 4.8 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:UR
Environmental 3.6 CDP:N/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Yasser Ali for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Joel Land.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2015-0950 CVE-2015-0951
  • Date Public: 02 Apr 2015
  • Date First Published: 02 Apr 2015
  • Date Last Updated: 02 Apr 2015
  • Document Revision: 13


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