MDVA-41628: Restricted admin users get access to new resources

Last update: 2023-07-27
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  • Admin

The MDVA-41628 patch fixes the issue where the restricted admin users are able to access the new resources when new modules are added. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.12 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-41628. Please note that the issue is scheduled to be fixed in Adobe Commerce 2.4.5.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.2-p1

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.0 - 2.4.3-p1

The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


Restricted admin users can get access to the new resources when new modules are added.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Create a new admin user role with restricted resources.
  2. Create a new admin user under the role created in step one.
  3. Install and enable the custom module that creates a new set of menu items along with ACL resources.
  4. Log in using the newly created admin user.

Expected results:

The admin user with restricted access is unable to access the newly created menu items.

Actual results:

The restricted admin user is able to access the new menu items, even though the new resources are not assigned to the user role.

Apply the patch

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For info about other patches available in QPT, refer to Patches available in QPT in our developer documentation.

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