ZenCart 1.3.8a Multiple XSS in Admin Interface

ZenCart 1.3.8a Multiple XSS in Admin Interface

Posted on Nov 16 2009   |  Plain text version


ZenCart 1.3.8a has a persistent XSS in 'Admin Home' in 'Last Name' parameter. Another Cross Site Scripting vulnerability exists in 'nogrants' parameter in sqlpatch.php.



Application:   ZenCart
Version:       1.3.8a
Critical:      Low
Impact:        Perform Cross Scripting Attacks
               Persistent XSS
Websec Advisory:   ws10-05


Zen Cart™ truly is the art of e-commerce; a free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart system. The software is being developed by group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants that think e-commerce could be and should be done differently.


[0] ZenCart version 1.3.8a is susceptible to a persistent Cross-Site Scripting attack (XSS) in the 'Admin Home' page. The 'Last Name' parameter is not sanitized when registering a user, therefore allowing execution of remote code on the administrator's browser.

[1] The page sqlpatch.php is susceptible to a Cross-Site Scripting attack (XSS) in the 'nogrants' parameter.


[0] http://<SERVER>zencart/index.php?main_page=login

Last Name: "onmouseover=alert(0)>XSS<!

[1] http://<SERVER>/zencart/admin/sqlpatch.php?nogrants="style="display:block;width:100%;height:100%; border: 2px solid red;" onmouseover="alert(1);


Don't browse untrusted websites while logged into your ZenCart administrator's interface.


2009/11/12 - Vulnerability discovered


Websec - http://www.websec.ca/
ZenCart - http://www.zen-cart.com


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