[CVE-2024-24311] Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory in Linea Grafica – Multilingual and Multistore Sitemap Pro – SEO module for PrestaShop

PrestaShop Security Advisory

In the module “Multilingual and Multistore Sitemap Pro – SEO” (lgsitemaps) from Linea Grafica for PrestaShop, a guest can download personal information without restriction by performing a path traversal attack.


  • CVE ID: CVE-2024-24311
  • Published at: 2024-02-06
  • Platform: PrestaShop
  • Product: lgsitemaps
  • Impacted release: <= 1.6.5 (1.6.6 fixed the vulnerability)
  • Product author: Linea Grafica
  • Weakness: CWE-22
  • Severity: high (7.5)


Due to a lack of permissions control and a lack of control in the path name construction, a guest can perform a path traversal to view all XML files on the affected PrestaShop.

CVSS base metrics

  • Attack vector: network
  • Attack complexity: low
  • Privilege required: none
  • User interaction: none
  • Scope: unchanged
  • Confidentiality: high
  • Integrity: none
  • Availability: none

Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Possible malicious usage

  • Stealing all XML files from the PrestaShop including those under .htaccess/WAF restriction (like config.xml in modules root)

Patch from 1.6.5

--- 1.6.5/modules/lgsitemaps/controllers/front/sitemap.php
+++ 1.6.6/modules/lgsitemaps/controllers/front/sitemap.php
        if (!Tools::getIsset('cron')) {
            $name = Tools::getValue('name');
+	    $name = str_replace('config', '', basename(Tools::getValue('name')));

Other recommendations

  • It’s recommended to upgrade to the latest version of the module lgsitemaps.


2023-07-23Issue discovered during a code review by TouchWeb.fr
2023-07-23Contact PrestaShop Addons security Team to confirm version scope by author
2023-08-22PrestaShop Addons security Team confirm versions scope by author
2023-09-04Author provide a patch
2024-02-05Received CVE ID
2024-02-06Publish this security advisory