ZH2003-31SA (security advisory): file inclusion vulnerability in cpCommerce
Published: 19 October 2003
Name: cpCommerce Affected Versions: 0.05f (and other versions?)
Issue: file inclusion vulnerability
Author: Astharot (at Zone-H.org)
Zone-H Security Team has discovered a flaw in cpCommerce. cpCommerce "is an
open-source e-commerce solution that is entirely template and module based.".
There's a file inclusion vulnerability in the _functions.php file, line 13-14:
Is it possible for a remote attacker to include an external file and execute
arbitrary commands with the privileges of the webserver (nobody by default).
To test the vulnerability try this:
In this way the file "http://www.attacker.com/index_config.php" or
"http://www.attacker.com/index_gateways.php" will be included and executed on
The author has been contacted and he published a temporary fix in the cpCommerce
website forum, waiting for the new version.
The patch is avaible here:
Fix the script with the patch proposed by the author.
Link to ariginal article here:
Astharot - Zone-H Admin
http://www.zone-h.org - astharot (at) zone-h (dot) org [email concealed]
PGP Key: http://www.gife.org/astharot.asc
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