Securing and updating HSphere PHP using CloudLinux

With the recent Joomla exploit it became even more clear that we hsphere hosters have to find a way to get the latest PHP versions onto our servers. We are using CloudLinux on every web server already to take advantage of its ability to keep customers resource usage...

Joomla 3 Security update – CVE-2018-8045

Please upgrade to Joomla 3.8.6 A security flaw has been discovered in Joomla version 3.5.0 through 3.8.5. It has been assigned [CVE-2018-8045]. The User notes list view is missing a type casting of a variable which can lead to an SQL injection. This means that...

Spectre Variant 2 patches applied

  A second variety of the Spectre exploit was recently discovered. The CVE named it:¬†CVE-2017-5715 [branch target injection]     All servers have now been patched against the so called “Spectre Variant...

Meltdown and Spectre have been patched

Simple Explanation of Meltdown and Spectre: By now I’m sure you have heard about Meltdown and Spectre.   They are names to describe exploits that take advantage of bugs in most modern processors. In the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures List the...
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