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C-Cart Shopping Cart Path Disclosure







ZH2003-16SA (security advisory): C-Cart Shopping Cart Path Disclosure





Published: 8 august 2003



Released: 8 august 2003



Name: C-Cart 



Affected Systems: 1.0



Issue: Remote attackers can know the path of the site



Author: G00db0y@zone-h.org



Vendor: http://www.polyspaston.com



Description



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Zone-h Security Team has discovered a flaw in C-Cart Shopping Cart

v1.0. C-Cart is "a powerful yet simple shopping cart written in PHP 

with a MySQL database to store the product details".







Details



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It's possible to make a malformed http request for many files in

C-Cart Shopping Cart and in doing so trigger an error. 

The resulting error message will disclose potentially sensitive 

installation 

path information to the remote attacker.



Example:



http://www.site.com/shop/search.php?q='

http://www.site.com/shop/show.php?q='







Solution:



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The vendor has been contacted and a patch is not yet produced.





Suggestions:



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Filter all files. 





G00db0y - www.zone-h.org admin



Original advisory here: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2851/


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