CactuSoft CactuShop v5.x shopping cart software multiple security vulnerabilities
S-Quadra Advisory #2004-03-31
Topic: CactuSoft CactuShop v5.x shopping cart software multiple security
Vendor URL: http://www.cactushop.com
Advisory URL: http://www.s-quadra.com/advisories/Adv-20040331.txt
Release date: 31 Mar 2004
CactuShop is an ASP application for running an e-commerce web site. It
incorporates a databased catalogue system, front end pages for product
navigation, back end pages for updating product details and robust
basket code for memorizing product selections as a visitor moves around
the web site. ASP software is designed to run on a Microsoft NT or Win
2000 server and to use MS Access, MS SQL Server or MySQL as a backend.
Please visit http://www.cactushop.com for information about CactuShop
-- Vulnerability 1: SQL Injection vulnerability
An SQL Injection vulnerability has been found in following scripts :
'mailorder.asp' and 'payonline.asp'. User supplied input parameter is
'strItems' not filtered before being used in an SQL query. Thus the
query modification through malformed input is possible.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can enable an attacker
to execute commands in the system (via MS SQL xp_cmdshell function).
-- Vulnerability 2: Cross Site Scripting vulnerability found in
user to visit it a remote attacker can steal user session id and gain
access to user's personal data.
Platform: MS SQL Server as a backend
Posting this data to 'payonline.asp' executes 'dir c:' command
-- Vulnerability 2:
3. FIX INFORMATION
11 Mar 2004: S-Quadra alerted CactuSoft (CactuShop developers) on these
15 Mar 2004: CactuSoft response:
"1) SQL Injection
On payonline.asp and all mailorder pages the strItems field is now
parsed for single-quote (') characters before being used with database
queries. Single quotes are escaped (replaced with 2 single-quotes) to
ensure SQL Injection won't work.
The strImageTag field is parse for HTML tags characters (< and >) and
are removed from the string. This should ensure against