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                     cPanel TSR-2014-0004 Announcement
                                27 May 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           cPanel
Publisher:         cPanel
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

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cPanel TSR-2014-0004 Announcement

Posted on May 19, 2014 by cPanel


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 security impact levels ranging from 
Minor to Important.

Information on cPanels security ratings is available at 

If your deployed cPanel & WHM servers are configured to automatically update 
when new releases are available, then no action is required. Your systems will
update automatically. If you have disabled automatic updates, then we strongly
encourage you to update your cPanel & WHM installations at your earliest 


The following cPanel & WHM versions address all known vulnerabilities:

* & Greater

* & Greater

* & Greater

The latest public releases of cPanel & WHM for all update tiers are available
at http://httpupdate.cpanel.net.


The cPanel security team and independent security researchers identified the 
resolved security issues. There is no reason to believe that these 
vulnerabilities have been made known to the public. As such, cPanel will only
release limited information about the vulnerabilities at this time.

Once sufficient time has passed, allowing cPanel & WHM systems to 
automatically update to the new versions, cPanel will release additional 
information about the nature of the security issues. This Targeted Security 
Release addresses 52 vulnerabilities in cPanel & WHM software versions 11.44,
11.42, and 11.40.

Additional information is scheduled for release on May 26th, 2014.

For information on cPanel & WHM Versions and the Release Process, read our 
documentation at: http://go.cpanel.net/versionformat

For the PGP-signed message, see 

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