Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability Identified in OpenCart


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in OpenCart
Affected Software: OpenCart
Affected Versions: v2.1.0.1 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: 
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2015-4671
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-15-023

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in OpenCart v2.1.0.1:

(zone_id - POST)

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

07/12/2015 – First Contact
16/12/2015 – Vendor Fixed
05/01/2016 – Advisory Released


Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Ziyahan Albeniz while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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