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Security bug in cPanel login

Discussion in 'Security' started by jdr, May 22, 2012.

  1. jdr

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    Hi,

    turns out this is probably the easiest way to report a problem...

    You have (what I'd consider) a security bug in your cPanel login system. On a reseller account (for example) if a user has the same password as the administrator then even if the user logs into their site with their username and their password (which happens to be the same as the admin) then they get logged in as the admin! = Not good!!

    James
     
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    Hi, not really. This is the proper way: http://go.cpanel.net/bugs


    I believe this thread from back in 2008 should shed some light on your post though:
    User password the same as root issue - cPanel Forums

    Or more precisely this Documentation:
    Accounts that can access a cPanel user account - cPanel Documentation

    You'll find the setting to change this located here:
    WHM > Server Configuration > Tweak Settings, System Tab, first item at top:
    Accounts that can access a cPanel user account: cPanel User Only (might be best at all times unless otherwise needed)

    Hope that helps!
     
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