Updates and Kernel Microcodes

The server received today a significant number of updates to various core systems, amongst which was:

Kernel microcode_ctl.x86_64 1:1.17-33.1.el6

As a result of this microcode, the server was rebooted to take full advantage of the protection it offers against the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.

3rd Jul 2018
Transfering your domin to RPVW.com

As a result of the predictable (at least by everyone except the politicians that passed it) chaos that the new GDPR regulations have caused, we have been obliged to temporarily disable any domain transfers to our registration repositories.We hope that after the various registrars get a grip on the new regulations, we may be able to re-instate this ... Read More »

30th Jun 2018
Unintended Invoicing

Full Disclosure.At 09:00 UTC on Thursday 21st June 2018, the invoicing system we use generated a number of invalid invoices for domain renewals and services, that were subsequently sent to many of our clients.We suspect these invoices were sent as a result of attempting to change the way the invoicing system worked to create continuous invoicing, ... Read More »

21st Jun 2018
Updated Kernel Microcodes

Latest Kernel microcodes applied and server rebooted

5th Jun 2018
New Kernel

Kernel was updated to version 2.6.32-896.16.1.lve1.4.54.el6.x86_64 and the server was rebooted.This is a re-base of the kernel to the latest version. The kernel will continue to be updated every 4 hours with the latest patches and fixes by our KernelCare service that provides reboot-less kernel patching. Changelog: CLKRN-250: solved a conflict ... Read More »

29th May 2018
cPanel Targeted Security Release TSR-2018-0003

TSR-2018-0003 has been installed.After a reasonable time, further details of what security issues this release addresses, will be made public.UPDATE 22nd May 2018 cPanel TSR-2018-0003 Full Disclosure SEC-393 Summary API tokens retain ACLs that are removed from accounts. Security Rating cPanel has assigned this vulnerability a CVSSv3 score of ... Read More »

21st May 2018
Kernel Microcodes

Applied latest microcode_ctl-1.17-25.6.el6_9.x86_64 to the kernel and rebooted.These microcodes enable protection against the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2017-5753 [bounds check bypass] aka 'Spectre Variant 1' CVE-2017-5715 [branch target injection] aka 'Spectre Variant 2' CVE-2017-5754 [rogue data cache load] aka 'Meltdown' aka 'Variant ... Read More »

19th May 2018
Apache and hardened PHP updates

Updated Mon May 14 2018 :  alt-php44.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-bcmath.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-cli.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-common.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-dba.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-dbx.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-devel.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  alt-php44-firebird.x86_64 0:4.4.9-84.el6  ... Read More »

14th May 2018
cPanel upgrades

cPanel has been upgraded to v70 and contains a number of exciting new features.

Full details of all the changes can be found at https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/70Docs/70+Release+Notes

You may also like to read about the features available to you in this version at https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/70Docs/cPanel+Features+List

11th May 2018
Squirrelmail depreciation

The Squirrelmail webmail client has not seen much in terms of development and bug or security fixes for some time from its developers.cPanel have been maintaining the client themselves, but have now decided to withdraw their coding support for Squirrelmail.In order to keep our clients as safe as possible, we have withdrawn the Squirrelmail webmail ... Read More »

3rd May 2018