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Thread: You are running an insecure Apache setup.

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    Forum Administrator Power Poster Lyle@Spry's Avatar
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    Default You are running an insecure Apache setup.

    This thread at the Official cPanel Forums may help.

    This notice has been added to ALL cPanel/WHM servers running older versions of Apache/PHP/FrontPage. The table below that "big red box" lists the latest version and your currently installed version, any that are very old will have an unlocked padlock icon to the right.

    This thread discusses using the Apache Update system to upgrade your installed Apache/PHP setup.

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    Default How to get PHP 5.1.4 Running on Cpanel/VPS

    (with MUCH respect to 'rustelekom' on the Cpanel Forums!)

    If like myself you've had enormous difficulty in upgrading to PHP 5.1.4, and have possibly ended up with a broken installation, try this -- it has worked for me:

    1. First, run /scripts/easyapache with option 1 to get PHP 4.4.2 working again.
    2. When this is finished: cd /home/cpapachebuild/buildapache
    3. rm -rf php-4.4.2.tar.gz folder
    4. get the php-5.1.4.tar.gz install file, and place in this directory
    5. tar -xzf php-5.1.4.tar.gz
    6. cd php-5.1.4 folder
    7. Run configure -- the following string has created a working install for me, it may be worth noting that 'rustelekom' has advised to avoid mysqli and versioning:

    ./configure --with-apxs=/usr/local/apache/bin/apxs --prefix=/usr/local --with-xml --enable-bcmath --enable-calendar --with-curl --with-dom --with-dom-xslt --with-dom-exslt --enable-ftp --with-gd --with-xpm-dir=/usr/X11R6 --with-mcrypt --with-mhash --enable-magic-quotes --with-mysql=/usr --enable-discard-path --with-pear --enable-sockets --enable-track-vars --with-ttf --with-freetype-dir=/usr --enable-gd-native-ttf --with-xmlrpc --with-zlib

    8. make
    9. make install
    10. Check your httpd.conf file (pico -w /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf) to be certain the following lines are present in the appropriate places, and similar references to php4 are commented out or removed:

    LoadModule php5_module libexec/libphp5.so

    AddModule mod_php5.c

    11. Restart httpd, either at the command line or via WHM
    (WHM > Restart Services > HTTP Server (Apache)

    12. Just to be safe, upload a page with <?php phpinfo() ?> and check. Note that in Firefox, you may need to delete cache and history in order to see accurate info.

    13. No matter what happens, /scripts/easyapache with option 1 should get you back to a working 4.4.2 install, should anything go wrong. Also, if you need to change the configure string, be certain to run 'make clean' before you do ./configure again.

    After nearly 36 hrs of struggling, I can hardly believe it works. . .
    It is now officially JAMESON time

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    Default Update to PHP 5.1.4. Install

    A slight update to the above, after discovering that GD must have jpg and png directories specified to work properly. You may not need to specify the absolute file as indicated here, but this is the general idea.

    ./configure --with-apxs=/usr/local/apache/bin/apxs --prefix=/usr/local --with-xml --enable-bcmath --enable-calendar --with-curl --with-dom --with-dom-xslt --with-dom-exslt --enable-ftp --with-gd --with-jpeg-dir=/usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62.0.0 --with-png-dir=/usr/lib/libpng12.so.0.1.2.2 --with-xpm-dir=/usr/X11R6 --with-mcrypt --with-mhash --enable-magic-quotes --with-mysql=/usr --enable-discard-path --with-pear --enable-sockets --enable-track-vars --with-ttf --with-freetype-dir=/usr --enable-gd-native-ttf --with-xmlrpc --with-zlib

    Cheers

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