How to Install Magento SUPEE 5994 With or Without SSH

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
  • Malware via shop extensions

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-5994.

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

Contact your hosting provider if you don’t know how to set up SSH. Download SUPEE 5994 Patches 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:

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 VersionSUPEE 5994

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


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 to1.9.2.0 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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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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