3808 : X-Cart general.php perl_binary Parameter Arbitrary Command Execution
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X-Cart contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The problem is that the 'general.php' script does not validate user-supplied input to the "perl_binary" variable. With a specially crafted URL request a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the Web server resulting in a loss of integrity.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related


Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.


Qualiteam Corporation


Tools & Filters



  • Philip - securityfocusmagicwebsolutions.co.uk -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2


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