November 20th, 2013Update: Drupal 7.25 and Drupal 6.30 are now available. Drupal 7.24 and Drupal 6.29, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.24 and Drupal 6.29 release notes for further information. Download Drupal 7.24 Download Drupal 6.29 Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in these releases. For more information about the Drupal 7.x release series, consult the Drupal 7.0 release announcement. More information on the Drupal 6.x release series can be found in the Drupal 6.0 release announcement.
Security informationWe have a security announcement mailing list and a history of all security advisories, as well as an RSS feed with the most recent security advisories. We strongly advise Drupal administrators to sign up for the list. Drupal 7 and 6 include the built-in Update Status module (renamed to Update Manager in Drupal 7), which informs you about important updates to your modules and themes.
Bug reportsBoth Drupal 7.x and 6.x are being maintained, so given enough bug fixes (not just bug reports) more maintenance releases will be made available, according to our monthly release cycle.
ChangelogDrupal 7.24 is a security release only. For more details, see the 7.24 release notes. A complete list of all bug fixes in the stable 7.x branch can be found in the git commit log. Drupal 6.29 is a security release only. For more details, see the 6.29 release notes. A complete list of all bug fixes in the stable 6.x branch can be found in the git commit log.
Security vulnerabilitiesDrupal 7.24 and 6.29 were released in response to the discovery of security vulnerabilities. Details can be found in the official security advisory:
Update notesSee the 7.24 and 6.29 release notes for manual update steps and other details on important changes in this release.
Known issuesFor a while after the release, sites running certain versions of Drupal core may have seen an erroneous message from the Update Status or Update Manager module recommending that they update to Drupal 6.27 or Drupal 7.19, rather than the actual latest security release. This appears to be an issue related to the drupal.org Drupal 7 upgrade which has since been fixed; see this issue for further details.