Magento Security Patch and Updates
Security Patch and Updates
Our Comprehensive Range Of Magento Security Patch and Updates Services Includes
A security patch is a piece of code used to update a computer program or its supporting information, to resolve or enhance it. This incorporates resolving security vulnerabilities, bug fixes and enhance the ease of execution. This restorative activity will prohibit strong exploitation and eliminate to miss-use a particular weakness in a resource.
With a specific end goal to secure Magento Installation against a potential threats, Magento release its security patches so as to ensure a safe, secure and bug free Environment for Merchant. Magento continues releasing the patches so as to give a powerful secure platform and is succeeding as well.
Magento have released following 5 Security Patches Updates that serves to surpass hidden security threats and vulnerabilities living in Magento, SUPEE 6482 being the most recent released patch on 4th August 2015. While a patch covers both the Magento Enterprise Edition and Magento Community Edition. We have enclosed the installation of subsequent patches yet you can introduce other patches as well.
Important Magento Security Patch Updates
SUPEE 6482 : This is New patch recently- Added in August 4, 2015. Here is Magento new release patch SUPEE-6482 for fixing below issues in Community & Enterprise Edition
SUPEE 6285 (Version 1 & 2) : This patch is important from the security point view and provides protection against various types of security-related issues, including Information leakage, Cross-site request forgery, and cross-site scripting. – Added Jul 7, 2015
SUPEE 5994 : This patch addresses multiple security vulnerabilities in Magento Community Edition, this includes issues that can put customer important information at risk. – Added May 14, 2015
SUPEE 5344 : This patch Addresses a potential remote code execution exploit. – Added Feb 9, 2015
SUPEE 1533 : SUPEE 1533 patch addresses two potential remote code execution exploits. – Added Oct 3, 2014
With most recent version upgrade, Magento has integrated all these patches manufactured in with installation henceforth, the version is more robust against potential assaults on your Ecommerce store.
Why Security patches and their updates should be taken seriously?
Security patch releases and version updates are essential strategy of Magento’s current responsibility, for resolving security vulnerabilities in system. Magento is always endeavoring to enhance their performance, and one necessary aspect towards adding to a positive exposure for Magento clients is giving them first class security.
Despite the fact that Magento provides security upgrades, the best way to ensure the wellbeing of your site is to use their resources and take the best possible safety measures.
Signs of an unpatched eCommerce Store
Hacker can run the nasty code and may attempt to create a fake administrator user with all rights in the Magento database utilizing SQL injections.
If you think, your site has been hacked, then we prescribe that you search for the consequent signs to figure out whether your site has possibly been damaged:
Check your users administrator index for anonymous accounts. We have seen vpwq, ypwq and admin_user being most commonly used names among hackers so far, however any of these obscure account is doubtful.
Inspect your magento installation for any anonymous documents that were newly created and are doubtful. Contrast all documents with your code store or arranging server.
Check server access log records for request POST /index.php / admin / Cms_Wysiwyg / directive / index / coming from unknown IP addresses.
Run a tool to inspect for Trojans (e.g. Chkrootkit).
Inspect for wrong permissions.
Inspect for hidden documents.
Inspect for anonymous port being opened or any port redirection on OS Level.
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