Category: cPanel

Cpanel – SSL’s hostnames are required to have DNS entries

tl;dr When cPanel starts up, if it doesn’t have a valid SSL (now valid properly signed SSL) it reissues it’s own SSL, or panics if it cannot. cPanel is now requiring a valid hostname check (similar to Let’s Encrypt) as a part of that check. Therefore, a server’s hostname now has to point at the…


New cPanel EasyApache 3.18 Information

  Hello folks! As of yesterday, cPanel pushed out the new EA 3.18 build. This is now live in 11.36 and 11.34 (and most likely every other version, as EA seems to update regardless of cPanel version.) Also of note, if the server does update to 11.36, you are not able to downgrade now. It…


cPanel 11.36.0.2 and CSF issues

  From configserver.com cPanel v11.36 has now entered the CURRENT tree and you will notice that most of your addon perl scripts failing. You can resolve this easily with our addons by reinstalling them. We have provided a simple script that can do this for you that we posted previously. This has to be done…


Mail and FTP server settings updated incorrectly by cPanel

  Hello interwebers! Recently, we saw a number of issues regarding a failed cPanel upgrade that involved the Mail and FTP server. It looks like an incorrect value was updated in the cpanel.config file for the mail server and FTP server. In order to correct this: 1) Login to WHM 2) Change mail server to…


End of Life for cPanel & WHM 11.30

From cpanel.net This is the notification of the End of Life for cPanel & WHM 11.30. The 18-month lifetime of cPanel & WHM 11.30 ends now. The last release of cPanel & WHM 11.30, being 11.30.8.0, will remain on our mirrors indefinitely. You may continue using this last release, however no updates for version 11.30…


Install Cloudlinux in cPanel

PREPARATION Obtain the Cloud Linux License from manage2.cpanel.net Obtain permission from the customer to reboot the server.    In cPanel: /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cloudlinux_system_install -k ~Possible error: Might see “Yum error: Plugins are disabled”. ~Add “plugins=1” to /etc/yum.conf and try again. echo “plugins=1” >> /etc/yum.conf that should do the trick shutdown -ar now ~When its back up…


cPanel Exim Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Notification CVE-2012-5671

From cpanel.net Posted on October 26, 2012 by cPanel    Summary A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Exim versions between 4.70 and 4.80, inclusive. Exim is the mail transfer agent used by cPanel & WHM. Security Rating This vulnerability has been rated as Critical [1] by the cPanel Security team….


cPanel ‘bug’ in WHM 11.34

cPanel has introduced an auto-discover SRV into zone files for domains that are apparently in /etc/remotedomains with the new WHM upgrade. An additional SRV line is added that send email clients to a cPanel page (cpanelemaildiscovery.cpanel.net) rather than to their Echange server. They have added a ‘beta patch’ in this forum link. In order to…


WHMCS Security Alert

Just a heads up for the peep’s using WHMCS… ———————- WHMCS Security Alert whmcs.com “We have become aware of a security issue that exists in the third party Boleto module included in WHMCS releases. This can potentially be used to exploit a WHMCS installation. If you do not use the Boleto module, then the quickest…


Chtaccess

From prajith.in Chtaccess is a cPanel plugin designed to increase functionality in the cPanel interface when working with generating htaccess files, htpassword protected directory and more. The following option are provided: Password Protect File Custom error page Block bad bots Change default directory index Prevent viewing of .htaccess 301 Redirect and 302 Redirect allow or…