About Validate SVG files

Validates and/or sanitizes SVG files.

Category 1File Validator
A module that extends FileValidatorModule to provide validation of a specific file type.
Category 2Other Modules
Modules that have a unique purpose not covered by existing categories.
Release StateBeta
Close to stable, but users are advised to be cautious and test thoroughly.*
Module Version0.0.1
Class NameFileValidatorSvgSanitizer
Compatibility2.6, 2.7, 3.0
Date AddedApril 3, 2015
Recommended ByNew recommendations may take up to 1 day to appear.


This module's files should be placed in /site/modules/FileValidatorSvgSanitizer/
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File Validator SVG Sanitizer

This module extends the FileValidatorModule class (requires PW 2.5.25 or better).

SVG file are scanned and elements checked against a configurable whitelist. You can choose to sanitize or simply reject the file if it fails the check.

To learn about potential security issues with SVG files, and why this module is important, please read: http://www.ei.rub.de/media/hgi/veroeffentlichungen/2011/10/19/svgSecurity-ccs11.pdf https://www.hackinparis.com/slides/hip2k11/09-TheForbiddenImage.pdf

Forum support thread: https://processwire.com/talk/topic/9556-svg-sanitizer/


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

(See included LICENSE file for full license text.)