Reporter Aung Khant
The CubeCart 3.0.20 and lower versions are vulnerable to Open URL Redirection.
CubeCart is an "out of the box" ecommerce shopping cart software
solution which has been written to run on servers that have PHP &
MySQL support. With CubeCart you can quickly setup a powerful online
store which can be used to sell digital or tangible products to new
and existing customers all over the world.
3. VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION
The CubeCart 3.0.20 and lower versions contain a flaw that allows a
remote cross site redirection attack. This flaw exists because the
application does not properly sanitise the parameters,"goto" and "r".
This allows an attacker to create a specially crafted URL, that if
clicked, would redirect a victim from the intended legitimate web site
(domain.com) to an arbitrary web site (localhost) of the attacker's
4. VERSIONS AFFECTED
3.0.20 and lower (aka 3.0.x family)
The CubeCart 3.0.x version family is no longer maintained by the vendor.
Upgrade to CubeCart 4x/5.x.
CubeCart Development Team
Aung Khant, http://yehg.net, YGN Ethical Hacker Group, Myanmar.
9. DISCLOSURE TIME-LINE
2012-02-10: CubeCart 3.0.x in End-of-Support/Maintenance circle
2012-02-10: Vulnerability disclosed
Original Advisory URL:
CubeCart Home Page: http://cubecart.com/
OWASP Top 10 2010 - A 10:
SANS Top 25: http://cwe.mitre.org/top25/#CWE-601