Monthly Archives: December 2010

Technical Advisory: Plesk Panel 10 Migrations

If you are planning a migration from Parallels Plesk Panel to cPanel & WHM in the near future, do not upgrade Plesk Panel to version 10. Parallels Plesk Panel 10 incorporates a new authentication model that does not rely upon the /etc/passwd system database. This change prevents successful migrations from …

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11.28.60 RELEASE Announcement

We are pleased to announce the update of the RELEASE tier from version 11.28.52 to 11.28.60. This update to cPanel & WHM brings a number of updates and changes that further stabilize the product. We anticipate publishing 11.28.60 to the STABLE and DNSONLY tiers on January 4, 2011. Included in …

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Thanks For a Great 2010!

Everyone at cPanel would like to thank our customers, partners, employees, and friends for an awesome 2010! We would like to spend a brief moment to recap some of the new items introduced to the cPanel.net website this year. cPanel Podcasts: Since June, Technical Writer Lindsey White has led cPanel’s …

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Tips when applying at cPanel

I look at a lot of applicants here at cPanel and have some tips for would be job seekers.  Many of these tips are generic and could help you get a job anywhere, but all of them will help you get a job here. Choose your resume format carefully.  You …

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30-Minute Webinar: My Website Processes Debit/Credit Card Transactions. Why Should I Care About PCI Compliance?

As eCommerce continues to increase in popularity, the ability to comply with server management standards becomes more important.  These standards are set by the industry that oversees debit and credit card transactions. If you have questions about PCI compliance, then please join cPanel Technical Product Specialist David Grega and Strategic …

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Exim Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Notification (CVE-2010-4344)

Summary A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Exim versions 4.69 and older (CVE-2010-4344). Exim is the mail transfer agent used by cPanel & WHM. Security Rating This update has been rated as Important by the cPanel Security team. Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Exim.  This vulnerability …

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Critical: Exim security update (CVE-2010-4345)

Summary A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Exim, the mail transfer agent used by cPanel & WHM. Security Rating This update has been rated as Critical by the cPanel Security team. Description Research up to this point indicates the exploit is a buffer overflow vulnerability that takes advantage of the …

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cPanel & WHM 11.28 STABLE Release Update

We have been getting a lot of great feedback from our customers regarding our changes in 11.28. We are working hard to implement the best of those suggestions. We would like for all our customers to have a chance to have their voice heard. So if you have not done so already, …

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cPanel published ProFTPD releases not affected by security breach

On December 1, 2011 the ProFTPD Project team announced that the Project’s main FTP server, as well as mirror servers, were compromised. The ProFTPD 1.3.3c source code was modified to include a backdoor. The cPanel & WHM Development team obtained the ProFTPD 1.3.3c sources prior to the compromise. Additionally, the …

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