Welcart vulnerable to cross-site request forgery


Welcart contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Welcart provided by Collne Inc. is a WordPress plugin for creating shopping websites. Welcart contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Yoshinori Matsumoto of Kobe Digital Lab., Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Collne Inc.
  • Welcart 1.2.1 and earlier


If a logged in user views a malicious page after an item has been added in the shopping cart, the purchase process may unexpectedly be completed.

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Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

Collne Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-Site Request Forgery(CWE-352) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-5178

  1. JVN : JVN#53269985
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-5178
Revision History

  • [2012/12/14]
      Web page was published