X-Cart "dot dot" directory traversal

xcart-dotdot-directory-traversal (15033) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


X-Cart could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP request to the auth.php script containing "dot dot" (/../) sequences in the shop_closed_file parameter to traverse directories and view arbitrary files outside of the Web root directory with privileges the X-Cart user.


Obtain Information


Apply the appropriate patches for your system, available from the X-Cart Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Qualiteam X-Cart 3.4.3


Feb 03, 2004

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