The latest GovCMS Drupal 7 (D7) distribution update has been released on 12 January 2021, and will be deployed to all GovCMS D7 SaaS sites on Wednesday 13 January 2021
. A subset of sites will be deployed during business hours, with the remainder being deployed from 6pm and running through to 8am the following morning.
No outages are expected to websites during the deployment process.
Drupal Security Advisory
The Drupal project uses the PEAR Archive_Tar library. The PEAR Archive_Tar library has released a security update that impacts Drupal.
What is included in the update?
This release contains:
* Update Drupal Core from 7.74 to 7.77
What must my organisation do now?SaaS customers
need to check their site after the deployment to ensure there aren’t any issues. If you have any concerns, create a GovCMS Service Desk ticket at https://www.govcms.support
should review the detailed information about this update, and apply updates as needed.
If you use the GovCMS distribution you should apply this version as soon as possible. If you manage your own distribution you should complete an assessment of these issues with the aim to apply updates as soon as possible.
For customers utilising the GovCMS distribution outside the SaaS platform, this version has been released to:GitHubhttps://github.com/govCMS/GovCMS7/releases/tag/7.x-3.18Drupal.orghttps://www.drupal.org/project/govcms/releases/7.x-3.18
If you have any concerns, raise a ticket at https://www.govcms.support