MDVA-39546: Staging Update start date can be set to a date earlier than current date

The MDVA-39546 patch fixes the issue where the start date for the Staging Update can be set to an earlier date than the current date. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.12 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-39546. 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

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.0 - 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.


The start date for the Staging Update can be set to a date earlier than the current date.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Schedule a New Update on a product with a future start date.
  2. Edit the update from Content > Content Staging > Dashboard and update the start date with an older date and save the change.
  3. Reopen the above update.

Expected results:

Previous data is displayed in the edit form.

Actual results:

Values in the form are missing.

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.