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A flaw in the popular ProFTPD FTP server potentially allows unauthenticated attackers to compromise a server. The problem is caused by a buffer overflow in the pr_netio_telnet_gets() function for evaluating TELNET IAC sequences. ProFTPD bug report: All MNX Solutions Linux Server Management customers have been patched. Plesk 9.5 and 10 include this vulnerability. ALL CURRENT PLESK VERSIONS ARE VULNERABLE. Updating to ProFTPD version 1.3.3c or disabling FTP services is the only solution to this vulnerability. ProFTPD is capable of processing TELNET IAC sequences on port 21; the sequences enable or disable certain options not supported by the Telnet or FTP protocol itself. The …

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Plesk PHP upgrade


We are often asked to upgrade PHP on Plesk based systems. When working with Plesk based control panel systems, PHP is typically maintained by the operating system. This means RedHat 5 and CentOS 5 based servers will be running PHP version 5.1.6. Many applications have a requirement of PHP 5.2 or greater. A few options are available, we will discuss two solutions below.. Use the Atomic Corp PHP upgrade guide One simple solution is to utilize Atomic Corps PHP upgrade guide. We have used this solution successfully in the past. This wiki ebtry from Atomic Corp provides a complete …

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