Adobe Commerce lifecycle policy

For Adobe Commerce 2.4 and subsequent releases:

  • To better streamline our lifecycle policy, Adobe provides quality fixes to the 2.4 release line until the end of support date of the PHP version upon which it is based. A customer can access quality fixes by contacting Adobe Commerce Support or through the self-serve Quality Patches Tool if their version is still eligible for quality support. Refer to the table below for the End of Software Support dates for Adobe Commerce release lines.

  • Adobe provides security fixes only through the latest patch or security patch release, even if a customer’s version is still eligible for quality support. Unlike quality fixes, security fixes cannot be backported to previous minor releases nor to previous patch releases within supported minor releases.

  • For critical security issues, such as zero-day vulnerabilities, Adobe provides hotfixes for all customers on a supported version, even if they are not on the latest patch or security patch release. It is important to note that a hotfix is not a catch-all and does not address all the security issues that would be fixed by upgrading to the latest release.

End of Software Support

Release Release Date End of Software Support1 Dependent PHP Version
Adobe Commerce 2.3 November 28, 2018 September 8, 20222 PHP 7.3 and 7.43
Adobe Commerce 2.4.0-2.4.3 July 28, 2020 November 28, 2022 PHP 7.4
Adobe Commerce 2.4.4-2.4.6 April 12, 2022 November 25, 2024 PHP 8.1

1 End of Software Support includes both end of quality fixes and end of security fixes.

2 The End of Software Support date for 2.3 has been extended to September 8, 2022 to allow more time for customers to upgrade to the 2.4.4 release that will be generally available on March 8, 2022.

3 2.3.0-2.3.6 depend on PHP 7.3; 2.3.7 depends on PHP 7.4.

2022 2023 2024
Commerce PHP Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2.4.0 - 2.4.3 7.4 Nov
2.4.4 8.1 Mar Nov
2.4.5 Aug

Key

Supported Version that has been fully tested by Adobe and is supported.
End of Software Support Version that has reached End of Software Support.

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