Pinnacle Cart setbackurl cross-site scripting

pinnaclecart-setbackurl-xss (26162) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Pinnacle Cart is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'setbackurl' parameter to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, allowing the attacker to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Gain Access


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  • Pinnacle Cart Web site: PHP Shopping Cart Software - Online Ecommerce -
  • UNSECURED SYSTEMS 30 april 2006: Pinnacle Cart XSS.
  • BID-17794: Pinnacle Cart Index.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2163: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in index.php in Pinnacle Cart 3.33 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the setbackurl parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25150: Pinnacle Cart index.php setbackurl Parameter XSS
  • SA19878: Pinnacle Cart "setbackurl" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Pinnacle Cart Pinnacle Cart 3.33 and prior


Apr 30, 2006

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