Critical Security Issue in CubeCart V5 and V6

Critical Security Issue in CubeCart V5 and V6

CubeCart E-Commerce

What versions of CubeCart are affected

Affected versions are 5.2.12 through to 6.0.6.

What is the security issue

If an administrator’s email is known to a hacker it may be possible to take control of the account and have complete access to the store’s control panel.

What steps should be taken

CubeCart have released a patch for affected V5 and V6 sites and these are available from here :

CubeCart v6 Patch: classes/admin.class.php
CubeCart v5 Patch: classes/admin.class.php

To patch, the above file for your CubeCart version can be downloaded and the existing version replaced. As a precaution, it is then recommended to login and change all administrator passwords. All Havenswift Hosting customers that are using affected versions of CubeCart and have E-Commerce Hosting packages are in the process of being patched with the relevant file and this process will be completed very shortly.

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There Are 2 Comments

Michelle Arnold on 07 Sep, 2015

can I confirm this is not the case with the old version 4 which we are running?


Havenswift Hosting on 07 Sep, 2015

We can confirm that V4 CubeCart websites are not affected by this issue

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