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Critical Security Fix for CVE-2017-16540

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There is a critical security vulnerability in OpenEMR before 5.0.0 Patch 5 . More details can be found here: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16540
In order to protect yourself from this vulnerability:
  • If using OpenEMR 5.0.0:
  1. Update to the most recent patch via following instructions: OpenEMR Patches
  2. Remove the setup.php file from the openemr web directory (if you need this file in the future, then can download it at setup.php).
  • If using OpenEMR 4.2.2 or lower:
  1. Remove the setup.php file from the openemr web directory.