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Development Update #2

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-05-26

Since our last Development Update we have been hard at work making new and exciting things for you and your customers. Last week we released a TSR security update to all supported versions of cPanel, and we’re expecting cPanel & WHM version 56 will hit our STABLE tier next week. Internally, our development department is divided into 9 different Agile teams, and today I’ll share updates from 7 of them. ZerØ Cool … Continue Reading →

cPanel TSR-2016-0003 Full Disclosure

By: cPanel - 2016-05-17

cPanel TSR-2016-0003 Full Disclosure SEC-58 Summary SQLite journal allowed for arbitrary file overwrite during Horde Restore. Security Rating cPanel has assigned this vulnerability a CVSSv2 score of 6.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:N) Description During a Horde restore using the old-style CSV data files, the SQLite database is opened as the user. However, actual … Continue Reading →

cPanel TSR-2016-0003 Announcement

By: cPanel - 2016-05-16

cPanel TSR-2016-0003 Announcement cPanel has released new builds for all public update tiers. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. These builds are currently available to all customers via the standard update system. cPanel has rated these updates as having CVSSv2 scores … Continue Reading →


Quick Start Guide to Site Publisher Templates | For Hosting Providers and Resellers

By: Barbara - 2016-05-10

Many end-users are looking for a simple way of getting a functional site online as quickly as possible. In our latest release we introduced Site Publisher, a tool that can give your customers a live site in just a few clicks. As a designer and hosting reseller, I decided to take stab at creating my own template for Site Publisher and was surprised how easy it was. In this post, I’ll show … … Continue Reading →

cPanel Security Team – CVE-2016-3714 ImageMagick

By: cPanel - 2016-05-04

cPanel Security Team – CVE-2016-3714 ImageMagick Background Information On Tuesday, May 3 2016, ImageMagick announced a vulnerability in all versions of the ImageMagick software. ImageMagick is a software package commonly used by web services to process images. Impact One of the reported vulnerabilities can potentially be exploited for remote code … Continue Reading →

EasyApache 3 May 2016 Maintenance Update

By: cPanel - 2016-05-03

SUMMARY cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.32.13 with PHP versions 5.5.35 and 5.6.21. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-3074. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.5 users to version 5.5.35, and all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.21. AFFECTED VERSIONS All versions of PHP 5.5 through version 5.5.34 … Continue Reading →

The cPanel Market Provider, and free hostname SSLs

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-04-27

In cPanel & WHM version 56 two of the most exciting new features we released were the cPanel Market Provider, and the automatic generation of Free hostname SSLs for anyone with a valid cPanel license. Market Provider Summary: We are providing a method to integrate marketplace modules that offer free or paid products within cPanel. Release Notes: Manage Market Providers Availability: 55.9999.122 and later This service is currently disabled by … … Continue Reading →

56 Now in RELEASE Tier

By: cPanel - 2016-04-26

Introducing cPanel & WHM 56 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 56, which is now available in the RELEASE tier. Introducing Site Publisher Hosting providers can now get their users up and running with Site Publisher, an easy-to-use static web page generator. With 3 templates to choose from, … Continue Reading →

Dev Update: cPanel & WHM version 56 peaks, version 58 begins

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-04-25

The next few weeks of cPanel’s development cycle are incredibly exciting for us. We recently pushed cPanel & WHM version 56 to the CURRENT tier, and have started in on what we want to include in version 58. Let’s look at some of the features in each of those! v56 We’ve been working hard to bring version 56 to you, and it has been in the CURRENT tier for a couple weeks, and will be moved to the ... … Continue Reading →

Big Changes in cPanel & WHM version 58

By: Sarah K. - 2016-04-22

Several big changes are coming in cPanel & WHM version 58. As we continue to work on these changes, we want to get your feedback! Here’s a few of the big changes we’re working on. Bandmin removal We are currently working to remove bandmin from our product. We want to know … Continue Reading →

March 31st, 2017: The Day the Sun Sets on CentOS 5

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-04-21

CentOS 5 will reach end of life officially on March 31st of 2017, but as an industry we are already feeling the pain of people still using the out of date OS. Trying to support a system on an aging Operating System is not that far from trying to live in an aging apartment building. Ill-fitting fixtures, flickering electricity, and malfunctioning plumbing are just some of the daily struggles in those old buildings. … … Continue Reading →

cPanel’s command line API tools

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-04-20

In cPanel & WHM version 11.52 we released command line utilities for WHMAPI0 and WHMAPI1. In v56 we have added command line utilities for the cPanel UAPI, cPanel API 1, and cPanel API 2 as well. All of these are meant to help any user, whether root/reseller or a cPanel user, interact with and test API functions more easily. This will also make adjusting user, account, server, and service settings much easier, … … Continue Reading →

56 Now in CURRENT Tier

By: cPanel - 2016-04-11

Introducing cPanel & WHM 56 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 56, which is now available in the CURRENT tier. Introducing Site Publisher Hosting providers can now get their users up and running with Site Publisher, an easy-to-use static web page generator. With 3 templates to choose … Continue Reading →

cPanel & WHM 56 and the Internal Perl upgrade: 5.22

By: benny Vasquez - 2016-04-08

In cPanel & WHM version 56 we updated the internal version (and only the internal version) of Perl from 5.14 to 5.22. This has a couple of potential consequences that we want to make sure our users are aware of. Memory use, and dormant mode processes Memory use is always a concern in server environments, and we have worked very hard to ensure that the upgrades have had minimal effect on your environment. With our first release of version 56 ... … Continue Reading →

Show Off Your cPanel University Skills

By: Stephen Brent - 2016-04-05

A few weeks ago, we told you about some exciting updates and changes we recently made to cPanel University, and the response from the cPanel community has been nothing short of exciting. As I was going through the new system myself, I stumbled on a feature that was really exciting to me. I am a bit of a LinkedIn junkie, and I accidentally discovered that with just a few clicks, … … Continue Reading →

I just want a site

By: Adam - 2016-03-25

While talking with our partners one day, one of them said something that other users and partners confirmed repeatedly: “Customers close down their accounts for a few reasons”, the partner reported, “but the biggest one is that they just simply never got started.” They. Never. Got. Started. For many end users, they simply want to get online. Installing and managing WordPress, Drupal, or other content management systems vastly over-serves this demographic. They have very simple ... … Continue Reading →

cPanel TSR-2016-0002 Full Disclosure

By: cPanel - 2016-03-22

cPanel TSR-2016-0002 Full Disclosure SEC-31 Summary Daemons can access their controlling TTY. Security Rating cPanel has assigned this vulnerability a CVSSv2 score of 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) Description Daemonized code is not fully detached from from its parent process. This allows an attacker to control a TTY they do not own. Credits … Continue Reading →

cPanel TSR-2016-0002 Announcement

By: cPanel - 2016-03-21

cPanel TSR-2016-0002 Announcement cPanel has released new builds for all public update tiers. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. These builds are currently available to all customers via the standard update system. cPanel has rated these updates as having CVSSv2 scores … Continue Reading →

cPanel Security Team: exim CVE-2016-1531

By: cPanel - 2016-03-02

cPanel Security Team: exim CVE-2016-1531 Background Information On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Exim announced a vulnerability in all versions of the Exim software. Impact According to Exim development: “All installations having Exim set-uid root and using ‘perl_startup’ are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation. Any user who can start an … Continue Reading →

54 Now in STABLE Tier

By: cPanel - 2016-02-23

Introducing cPanel & WHM 54 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 54, which is now available in the STABLE tier. In a departure from our usual version number, we’ve dropped the “11” from cPanel & WHM releases. This change provides increased clarity for our partners and users … Continue Reading →