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Be afraid, be very afraid... WHM News, big red warnings???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jols, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. jols

    jols Well-Known Member

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    We're up to WHM 11.2.0 cPanel 11.8.0-R16150.

    Just last night I saw a big red block warnings when clicking the News link up top in the main WHM page. Here's one:
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    Security Notice:
    A security vulnerability was discovered in cPanel which may result in privilege escalation. This vulnerability can be resolved by updating your cPanel software here. The necessary patch will occur automatically on all servers during the daily execution of upcp. If cron jobs have been disabled on your server, then you should manually update your cPanel software.
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    Okay, so I upgraded all of our servers. And still this warning persists. What gives?
     
  2. mstuebner

    mstuebner Well-Known Member

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    I had the same, but others told me that this message for some reason just stays.
     
  3. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    It stays as that page is simply a html document on the cPanel servers retrieved into WHM and doesn't reflect your servers status. So it will remain as long as cPanel have that page up. Not really ideal, but that's how it works.
     
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    Ya, it's unfortunate. It becomes a bit of a 'Cry Wolf' sort of thing. I realized I stopped looking at that page ages ago.
     
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    Website Rob Well-Known Member

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    I also agree with verdon. News msgs. without dates and do not go away -- even if instructions stated are followed -- lose credibility pretty quick.
     
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