The PrestaShop e-commerce platform module Franfinance contains a vulnerability that lets an attaker inject a malicious malware in releases published before 2019.


  • CVE ID: CVE-2023-43139
  • Published at: 2023-10-25
  • Advisory source:
  • Platform: PrestaShop
  • Product: franfinance
  • Impact release: < 1.9.0 for Prestashop 1.6 OR < 2.0.27 for Prestashop 1.7+
  • Product author: 202 ecommerce until 2019 / an other developer after
  • Weakness: CWE-78
  • Severity: critical (10)


The validation of a payment with the Franfinance solution uses Atos SIPS v1 platform which returns data to decrypt with a binary file to execute.

An attacker can inject into this sequence an arbitrary executable script.

version 1.x

This version is used by PrestaShop 1.6-. The vulnerability can be exploited even if the module is disabled.

version 2.x

This version is used by PrestaShop 1.7. The vulnerability can be exploited only if the module is enabled.

CVSS base metrics

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

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

Possible malicious usage

  • Control and hijack a PrestaShop

Patches and recommendations

  • If the exec() method is found in the module especially in file modules/franfinance/validation.php or modules/franfinance/controllers/front/validation.php, your module used obsolete SIPS V1 and must be removed.
  • Activate OWASP 932’s and 933’s rules on your WAF (Web application firewall), be warned that you will probably break your backoffice and you will need to pre-configure some bypasses against this set of rules.


Date Action
2023-01-13 Issue discovered during a code review by and documented by
2023-01-13 Security issue report to Franfinance
2023-01-13 Franfinance confirms the scope of release
2023-09-08 Request a CVE ID
2023-10-25 Publication of the security advisory