drupal 7.63

Release notes

This is a hotfix release for a regression affecting some Drush installations that was introduced by the fix for SA-CORE-2019-002. No other fixes are included.

If you continue to experience issues with Drush following this update, try the following:

  1. Run update.php to ensure database updates are completed and to clear the site cache safely without Drush.
  2. Check the site status report to confirm that 7.63 was successfully installed.
  3. Test Drush again. If issues persist:
    • Rename your drush CLI file back to drush.phar.
    • Create a symlink named drush pointing to drush.phar

Alternately, try installing Drush with Composer instead of from a phar.

Important update information

  • The .phar file extension has been added to Drupal’s dangerous extensions list, which means that any such file uploaded to a Drupal file field will automatically be converted to a text file (with the .txt extension) to prevent it from being executed. This is similar to how Drupal handles file uploads with a .php extension.

  • No changes have been made to the .htaccess, web.config, robots.txt or default settings.php files in this release, so upgrading custom versions of those files is not necessary.

  • The replacement stream wrapper needed to resolve Drupal Core – Remote code execution – SA-CORE-2018-002 is not compatible with PHP versions lower than 5.3.3. For sites using lower PHP versions, the built-in phar stream wrapper has been disabled rather than replaced. Drupal 7 sites using PHP 5.2 (or PHP 5.3.0-5.3.2) that require phar support will need to re-enable the stream wrapper for it; however, note that re-enabling the stream wrapper will re-enable the insecure PHP behavior on those PHP versions.

    It is very uncommon to both be running a PHP version lower than 5.3.3 and to need phar support. If you’re in that situation, consider upgrading your PHP version instead of restoring insecure phar support.

Known issues

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drupal-7.63.tar.gz 3.15 MB 926f05ef0acadfa4ea75fd1d94c8489c
drupal-7.63.zip 3.65 MB 466faca7b39a760bebdb7be99d6a658c
Last updated: 16 Jan 2019 at 23:33 UTC
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