In the module “Theme settings” (pk_themesettings) from for PrestaShop, a guest can download all emails collected while SHOP is in maintenance mode.


  • CVE ID: CVE-2024-36682
  • Published at: 2024-06-20
  • Platform: PrestaShop
  • Product: pk_themesettings
  • Impacted release: <= 1.8.8 (see WARNING below)
  • Product author:
  • Weakness: CWE-359
  • Severity: high (7.5), GDPR violation


Due to a lack of permission control, a guest can access the txt file which collect emails when maintenance is enable which can lead to leak of personal information.

WARNING : Versions declared as impacted are versions where we confirmed critical issue. Author don’t know which exacts versions are impacted, he only said us that it was a long time ago. Author refuse to provide the last version to let us check that all is fixed. So you should consider that all versions can be impacted.

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

  • Steal personal data


Date Action
2024-03-30 Issue discovered during a code review by TouchWeb
2024-03-30 Contact Author to confirm version scope
2024-03-30 Author don’t know which version is impacted but confirm us that it was a long time ago
2024-03-30 Author refuse to provide us the last version to check if it is fixed
2024-06-06 Received CVE ID
2024-06-20 Publish this security advisory