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cpCommerce Input Validation Flaw in '_functions.php' Lets Remote Users Overwrite Variables to Inject SQL Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021293
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 1 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.2.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in cpCommerce. A remote user can overwrite arbitrary variables and inject SQL commands.

The '_functions.php' script does not properly process user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to overwrite arbitrary variables.

This can be exploited to bypass the SanitazeInput() function to execute SQL commands on the underlying database, bypass authentication, and execute arbitrary operating system commands on the target system.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


The original advisory is available at:

girex reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database and execute arbitrary operating system commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.2.7), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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