How to Install Magento SUPEE 10888 [With or Without SSH]

Yesterday, Magento released SUPEE 10888 containing multiple security enhancements to provide the security against cross-site scripting (XSS), cross-site request forgery (CSRF) and other vulnerabilities. We recommend all the Magento 1.x version users to install Magento SUPEE 10888 to integrate security enhancements and protect Magento stores from potential threats.

With nearing of Magento 1 end of life, it is strongly recommended to migrate to the latest Magento 2.3.2 rather than installing Magento SUPEE-10888.

Installation process for Magento SUPEE 10888:

There are 2 ways to install Magento Supee 10888 patches: with SSH or without SSH. , Here I’ve come up with both the methods to easily patch your Magento.

  1. :

    Contact your hosting provider if you don’t know how to set up SSH. Download Magento SUPEE 10888 Patch files for your Magento Version from here.

    Upload the patch into your Magento root directory and run the appropriate SSH command:

    For .sh file extension:


    For .patch file extension:

    For Linux OS or Ubuntu derived machines:

    On Linux OS or Ubuntu derived machines, using sh will throw an error as sh is supposed to be used only with purely POSIX compliant scripts and Magento scripts are not 100% POSIX compliant. Instead, on Ubuntu and derived OSes such as Linux Mint, you should use,

    Note: After the command execution, refresh the admin cache under “System > Cache Management” to reflect the changes. It’s strongly recommended to test all the patches in a test environment before installing them in live.


  2. Download the zip file for your Magento Version for the patch installation. You can also download these Pre Patched files from GitHub. After downloading the files, just upload it to your Magento root folder.

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How to check if Magento SUPEE 10888 has been installed correctly?

The best, quick and easiest method to check for the patches installed is using

Another way to check for the patches installed is, using SSH. Every installed patch can be found in your store content specifically logged in to app/etc/applied.patches.list.

So you can use the ‘grep’ command to access the list:

You’ll get output like this:

How to revert a patch if you are facing any issue?

Run the following SSH Command to revert your patch.


Do let me know if you stuck somewhere while installing Magento SUPEE 10888 and I would be happy to help solving it. Don’t forget to comment down your Magento version along with issue to help you out quicker and better.

We highly recommend upgrading your Magento to the latest version Magento which includes all the security patches including SUPEE 10888. If you need any help regarding Magento Version Upgrade, Checkout our Magento Upgrade Service.

We can also help you install Magento SUPEE 10888 professionally, visit our Magento Security Patches Installation Service.

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Sanjay Jethva

Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a Certified Magento Developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. Owing to his contributions in Magento Forums and posting solutions, he is among the top 50 contributors of the Magento community in 2019. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.


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