Daily Archives: April 27, 2009


Prestashop “an error occurred while updating object cms”

A blank error could appear when you use the CMS editor in PrestaShop. It says “an error occurred while updating object cms ()”.

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Apparently they filter certain words to prevent SQL injection, which is a good idea, but what I don’t understand is why it needs to be in the  of Prestashop. I can understand if it were a comments box or something on the front end, which really doesn’t need to be a rich text editor, but on the back end? I suppose if somebody got into the  of your store this would help, but either way they’d be doing a lot of damage by just pointing and clicking.

If you get this error, check your content for the following words and replace them with something different: union, load_file, outfile, dumpfile, escaped, terminated, cascade, infile, x509, trigger, revoke