CVSS 3.1 Score 4.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Jun 22, 2024
Updated: Jun 24, 2024


CVE-2024-21516 is a vulnerability found in versions of the opencart/opencart package from It is a reflected XSS issue identified in the directory parameter of the admin common/filemanager.list route. An attacker can trick a user into clicking on a malicious URL, allowing them to obtain the user's token. Once the user logs in, the payload automatically executes, potentially enabling further exploits such as Zip Slip or arbitrary file write vulnerabilities if the user has admin privileges. The vulnerability can be mitigated by renaming the admin directory and applying incomplete fixes to remove control of post-admin login redirects. The NVD rates this vulnerability with a base severity of MEDIUM, with low impacts on integrity and confidentiality, and network-based attack vector required with user interaction.

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