‘Tool(s) “patch” is(are) missed, please install it(them)’ when Trying to Patch Magento

If you receive a notification in your Magento back office alerting you to install a critical patch (like below)…

Critical Patch Warning in Magento

…and you end up Googling how to do so and come across guides (like ours) which instruct you to patch over the command line (SSH), the first time you try this, you may receive the following error:-

All this means is that the tool ‘patch’ is not installed so subsequently, the command ‘patch’ that your bash script contains is not recognised.

All you need to do is simply install patch using the below:-

This should be all that is required but if you run into any issues, please leave a comment below with details and we’ll see if we can help you out.

Geoff Jackson

Geoff Jackson (more commonly known by his online pseudonym zigojacko) is the founder of Design Haven and The Clubnet Group which hosts numerous agencies including the most widely recognised of them, Clubnet Digital, a full service digital marketing and creative design/development agency. He also has a personal blog but it doesn't get updated as much as he'd like.

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