Magento Security Patch 6788 and Static Blocks

January 11, 2016 Artem Demidov Magento, Tips&Tricks
Magento Security Patch 6788 and Static Blocks

Security patch 6788 can cause problems in the displaying of static blocks. This issue is related to changes that the patch applies to the work of Mage_Core_Model_Email_Template_Filter class that is located in the following file: app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Email/Template/Filter.php. This class contains blockDirective method that creates a block and returns html-code for this block. The patch 6788 adds a code to this method and this code checks whether the block is allowed or not.

Before installing the patch the code for creation of blocks looks as following:

After the patch is installed the code gets the following shape:

In order to solve this problem, navigate to System->Permission->Blocks   in admin panel. Then add the necessary block to the list of allowed blocks.

Magento Security Patch 6788 and Static Blocks



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