The latest GovCMS Drupal 8 (D8) distribution was released on 29 March 2021. Deployment is scheduled on 31 March 2021 and will be conducted throughout the daytime and into the evening.
It addresses a recent critical security advisory issued by Drupal.org. GovCMS assessed this risk as it applied to D8 distribution. Subsequently the security risk was downgraded to moderately critical.No outages are expected to websites during the deployment process.
What is included in the update?
This release contains:
* A security update to Update Webform module
* Drupal module updates
Drupal security update
Update Webform module to 8.x-5.25 (from 5.13)
See security advisory: https://www.drupal.org/sa-contrib-2021-004
The following modules have been updated, listed in alphabetical order.
* Mailsystem from 8.x-4.1 to 8.x-4.3
* Redirect from 8.x-1.3 to 8.x-1.6
* Search_API_attachments from 8.x-1.0-beta16 to 8.x-1.0-beta17
* Search_API_Solr from 8.x-3.9 to 8.x-4.1.11
* Webform from 8.x-5.13 to 8.x-5.25
What must my organisation do now?PaaS customers
should review the detailed information about this update.
If you manage your own
distribution: this critical issue should have been assessed and addressed within 7 days of the original notification.
If you use the GovCMS
distribution: we released the GovCMS D8 distribution on 29 March 2021. You should aim to apply this update to your distribution as soon as possible. SaaS customers
will need to check their site after the deployment to ensure there aren’t any issues. Important reminder for projects with configuration management enabled
Do not import any out of date configurations of these modules. This will cause fatal errors to your websites. Once the deployment is completed you will need to export the new configurations files and commit them back to master. Deployments to all websites should be completed by 6am Thursday 1 April 2021, you can confirm this at https://status.govcms.support/
For customers utilising the GovCMS distribution outside the SaaS platform, this version has been released to:
Need to contact us? Please raise a ticket at https://www.govcms.support