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X-Cart contains multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#924124

Original Release Date: 2015-04-02 | Last Revised: 2015-04-02

Overview

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.

Description

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.

Impact

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.

Solution

Apply an update

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

Vendor Information

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X-Cart

Notified:  February 03, 2015 Updated:  April 02, 2015

Statement Date:   February 26, 2015

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

https://blog.x-cart.com/5-1-11-released.html

Addendum

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 through insecure direct object reference.

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CVSS Metrics

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

References

Credit

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: 2015-04-02
Date First Published: 2015-04-02
Date Last Updated: 2015-04-02 15:47 UTC
Document Revision: 13

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