CactuShop Lite contains a backdoor

cactushoplite-backdoor (15063) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


CactuShop Lite could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access. CactuShop Lite contains a backdoor, caused by a vulnerability in the AddToMailingList function in the includes/functions.asp file. This could allow a remote attacker to delete arbitrary files on the victim's system.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • CactuShop Lite Web site: ASP shopping cart software for running ecommerce on Windows Servers using MS Access.
  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Fri Feb 06 2004 - 06:02:56 CST : CactuSoft CactuShop 5.0 Lite shopping cart software backdoor.
  • BID-9589: Cactusoft CactuShop Lite Remote Arbitrary File Deletion Backdoor Vulnerability
  • BID-959: NT LsaQueryInformationPolicy() Domain SID Leak Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0260: The AddToMailingList function in CactuSoft CactuShop 5.0 Lite contains a backdoor that allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via an email address that starts with |||.
  • OSVDB ID: 6615: CactuSoft CactuShop AddToMailingList Delete Arbitrary File

Platforms Affected:

  • Cactusoft CactuShop Lite


Feb 06, 2004

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