Checkpoint recently discovered a vulnerability in Magento stores which allows an attacker “bypass all security mechanisms and gain control of the store and its complete database, allowing credit card theft or any other administrative access into the system”.
Businesses are advised to apply the designated patch SUPEE-5344 released by Magento. The patch is available on the Magento website.
Businesses applying the patch should take a full back up of files and databases before proceeding with the update. Anyone needing assistance in backing up their Magento website and applying the patch should contact us immediately.