Magento releases Security Patches and Version upgrades frequently to provide new features and safety to Magento stores. It is necessary for the store owners to keep an eye on this releases and implement them on their online stores in order to continue smooth and secure functioning of their store.
Magento released Security Patch SUPEE 5994 on May 14, 2015 to ensure the safety of Magento stores from security attacks.
The issues addressed in the Security Patch Magento SUPEE 5994 are :
- Exposing the login path
- Retrieve address information
- Output of server paths
- Code injection via spreadsheet
- Cross-site scripting via Authorize.net
- Malware via shop extensions
Methods to Install Magento SUPEE 5994
There are two methods, i.e., Install Magento SUPEE 5994 with or without SSH, available for the installation, as discussed below:
Method 1: Install Magento SUPEE 5994 using SSH
Upload the patch into your Magento root directory and run the appropriate SSH command:
For .sh file extension:
For .patch file extension:
patch —p0 < patch_file_name.patch
Note: Once execute the command, refresh the cache in the Admin under “System > Cache Management” so that the changes can be reflected. We strongly recommend that you test all patches in a test environment before taking them live.
Method 2: Install Magento SUPEE 5994 with PrePatched Files
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.
|Magento Version||SUPEE 5994|
|Magento 18.104.22.168-Magento 22.214.171.124||CE-126.96.36.199-CE-188.8.131.52|
|Magento 184.108.40.206-Magento 220.127.116.11||CE-18.104.22.168-CE-22.214.171.124|
Follow any of the above methods to get Magento SUPEE 5994 installed in your Magento store easily.
How to check if Magento SUPEE 5994 has been installed correctly?
The easiest way to check if the Security Patch SUPEE 5994 has been installed correctly is with magereport.com.
We are happy to help you with the installation process. Feel free to ask any doubts in the Comments Section below and if you need professional help for the same, visit Magento Security Patches Installation Service.
Even if you can patch, it is strongly recommended that you upgrade Magento to126.96.36.199 for better security and new features. Take a look at our Magento Upgrade Service to give us a holler to get professional upgrade service from us!
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