On March 21, 2018, Drupal announced the discovery of a dangerous security flaw that requires an immediate patch. Without the patch, your website could be the victim of exploits by hackers. Although no attacks have been reported by Drupal so far, they recommend the immediate installation of this patch to prevent any from occurring over the next days and weeks.

The patch to address this security flaw was released on March 28, 2018, with the designation of “Highly Critical“, indicating that it should be applied as soon as possible to minimize the risk to your website. Drupal also published an FAQ with further information about the flaw, the patch, and what to do if you think you’ve been a victim of being hacked.

Information about the Security Flaw

Here’s a quick summary of where to find information about this flaw and the patch.

Drupal is a very popular open-source content management system (CMS). As such, it’s used by a million websites. To ensure that all users are protected from this security flaw, Drupal has also released minor patches for all its support versions of Drupal, even if you aren’t using the most recent one.

How to Get Help from 729 Solutions

Aren’t sure if you use Drupal? Need some help applying this patch? Worried about your overall website security and want a trusted and knowledgeable team to do a review and tighten any potential weaknesses? The team at 729 Solutions can do all that (and more).

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