This week brought us some important updates in one of the most popular eCommerce systems. Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source were updated to version 2.4.3.
The release contains more than 370 bug fixes in the core code and 33 security improvements (including the ones that allowed to avoid possible remote code execution and cross-site scripting). All the issues reported for the previous versions are fixed.
A new Composer plugin allows to avoid dependency confusion issues is also available. Earlier, we made a post to tell you more about this upcoming feature.
Another essential feature is rate limiting which became a part of Magento APIs. It allows preventing denial-of-service attacks. This parameter can be configured to fit the client’s needs.
ReCAPTCHA now covers the Place Order page on the frontend, payment-related Web APIs (disabled by default but can be activated in the admin panel), and Web APIs with HTML pages.
Also, as usual, the update is pretty well documented to learn more about the important aspects for you. You can find more information in Magento DevDocs:
Indeed, the amount of work is really impressive, and changes are significant. But that also means that some of the changes are incompatible with the previous versions. The complete list of such is available here.
Great news! Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source were updated to version 2.4.3. We hope that you will benefit from this new update.