Month: September 2014

Control Panel, CPanel / WHM, Installation, MySql

How to replace MySQL with MariaDB in cpanel

Backup existing MySQL data Make sure to save all existing data just in case there are any issues. cp -Rf /var/lib/mysql /var/lib/mysql-old mv /etc/my.cnf /etc/my.cnf-old Disable the targets so cPanel no longer handles MySQL updates The following will mark the versions of MySQL we distribute as uninstalled so they are no longer maintained by cPanel/WHM /scripts/update_local_rpm_versions –edit …

Installation, Security

CVE-2014-7169 BASH Shell Shock Vulnerability for Linux

What is CVE-2014-7169 / Shell Shock Vulnerability? GNU Bash through 4.3 bash43-025 processes trailing strings after certain malformed function definitions in the values of environment variables, which allows remote attackers to write to files or possibly have unknown other impact via a crafted environment, as demonstrated by vectors involving the ForceCommand feature in OpenSSH sshd, …