InLocal File Inclusion in TomatoCart Discovered with Invicti


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Local File Inclusion Vulnerability in TomatoCart
Software: TomatoCart 1.2.0 Alpha 2 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Local File Inclusion
Severity: Critical
Researcher: Canberk Bolat
Advisory Reference: NS-12-004


TomatoCart is a professional and innovative open-source eCommerce solution. The back-end is an impressive desktop-like ExtJS-powered interface, offering significant usability improvements and user experience. It’s the most easy-to-use shopping cart.


TomatoCart is affected by a Local File Inclusion vulnerability in version 1.2.0 Alpha 2.
Example PoC url is as follows:

You can read the full article about Local File Inclusion vulnerability from here:


No patch was released.

Advisory Timeline

30/09/2011 – First contact: No response
26/12/2011 – Second contact: No response
28/03/2012 – Vulnerability Released


It has been discovered on testing of Invicti.


  1. Invicti Advisories : /web-applications-advisories/

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