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Magento merchants are capable of installing the time-sensitive security fixes without applying the functional fixes and enhancements. As per the release notes 2.3.5-p1 is the security-only patch for fixing all the vulnerabilities detected in the last quarterly release.
Substantial Security Enhancements
This release includes over 30 security fixes and platform security improvements.
- Implementation of 2FA for Admin accounts, Magento.com user accounts, and Cloud SSH access
- Template filter strict mode is now enabled by default. It ensures that RCE attacks cannot be deliberately enabled.
- Removed Data rendering for UI data providers
- Support for new security.txt file.
- Enhancements to customer data section invalidation logic
- Multiple optimizations to Redis performance
- Upgraded caching of results of SQL queries to inventory tables
- Improvement of up to 25-30% to Quick Order add-to-cart performance.
- Merchants can now use lazy loading to load images
This release contains enhancements to core quality, which improve the quality of the Framework and these modules: Customer Account, Catalog, CMS, Import, Cart and Checkout, and B2B.
- Removal of core integration of third-party payment methods
- Support for partial-word search for Elasticsearch (new default search engine)
- Elimination of the Web Setup Wizard
- Composer update plugin
- Seller-assisted shopping: This feature allows merchants to view the storefront on behalf of their customers
The following platform upgrades help enhance website security and performance:
- PHP 7.4 support introduced and PHP 7.1 and 7.2 deprecated.
- Provided support for PHPUnit 9.x and deprecation of PHPUnit 6.5
- Provided support of Elasticsearch 7.6.x.
- Provided support of MySQL 8.0.
- Eliminated MySQL catalog search engine
- Provided support of MariaDB 10.4.
- Migration of dependencies on Zend Framework
- Eliminated the core integration of the Signifyd fraud protection code
- Eliminated the core Braintree module from the code base
This enhancement involves:
- Support query pickupLocations for inventory in-store pickup functionality.
- Query categories & categoryList for getting the list of categories and in support of pagination
- Query reorderItems permits the customer to reorder the previous order into the cart.
Other Major Highlights of Magento 2.4:
- Capable to license stock image by Adobe Stock Integration v2.0.
- New Magento Media Gallery up to 30x faster then the previous version.
- Inventory Management enabled the instore pickup and provides bundle product support
- PWA Studio enhancements and bug fixes.
Apart from these awesome features, the Magento 2.4.0 release also includes improvements in the vendor developed extensions like Amazon Pay, Braintree Payments, Klarna, Vertex and Yotpo.
For further information about Magento 2.4.0, you can find it in the Release Notes.
OUR PRODUCTS FOR MAGENTO 2.4.0
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