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mod_pagespeed and ngx_pagespeed Security Advisory: Cross-Site Scripting

CVE Identifier:



October 28th, 2013

Versions Affected:
  • mod_pagespeed versions earlier than 1.0
  • mod_pagespeed version (fixed in
  • mod_pagespeed versions 1.1
  • mod_pagespeed (fixed in
  • mod_pagespeed through (fixed in
  • mod_pagespeed through (fixed in
  • mod_pagespeed and ngx_pagespeed through (fixed in
  • mod_pagespeed and ngx_pagespeed through (fixed in

Some versions of mod_pagespeed and ngx_pagespeed are vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS), which can permit a hostile 3rd party to inject javascript running in the context of the site.


For mod_pagespeed, update to one of versions,,,,, or or newer.

For ngx_pagespeed, update to or newer.


No workaround is available for mod_pagespeed.

For ngx_pagespeed, you can completely prohibit access to /ngx_pagespeed_statistics, /ngx_pagespeed_global_statistics and /ngx_pagespeed_message (an IP whitelist is insufficient), via options similar to:

location /ngx_pagespeed_global_statistics { deny all; }
location /ngx_pagespeed_statistics { deny all; }
location /ngx_pagespeed_message { deny all; }