18 August 2010
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email connectivity issues - Free BSD
18 August 2010
Our engineers have isolated the issue
affecting the dedicated servers and are now rolling out patches
which will bring affected users email back online over the course
of the day. Once this process is complete we will be upgrading
are aware of connectivity issues with our dedicated servers
running the FreeBSD operating systems and for this reason we are
The migration will take place over
the next day or so and should be seamless.
for the inconvenience.
We have switched off the PHP setting "register_globals"
as this now represents a security weakness.
update is to make you aware of a security issue that we have
some of our users are experiencing recently.
have found that many users use the same password for accounts
databases. If there is an out of date script or program on
the account, a
hacker can potentially gain access to the
database password stored in the
scripts configuration files.
we have found that if a database password is found, the hacker
tries to login via FTP to the account. If successful,
they gain complete
access to that account.
you run scripts or programs such as phpBB2 or OSCommerce, please
they are always up to date. New security
vulnerabilities come out regularly
and they must be patched to
ensure the integrity of your account.
you no longer are using a script, please remove it from your
prevent it from being abused.
if your database password is the same as your account
please change this ASAP. You can change your account
password on the
"Account Details" page on your
control panel. Database passwords can be
changed in the MySQL
Manager on the "Web Tools" page.
SOFTWARE UP TO DATE*****
point we would like to bring to users attention is
software up to date. For example form mail scripts,
forums and content
management systems with the last version of
the code available. This is
important as old code can contain
vulnerabilities that allow hackers to
abuse your web sites and
possibly attack us. You do not have to worry
about server side
software like PHP, MySQL and Apache as we will keep
this up to
date for you.
is regarding the popular OSCommerce shopping cart and
forum software that you may use. There are some
for these software packages that require
URGENT attention. If you use
any of these packages please read
this. If any of your users or
developers use these software
packages, please forward this E-mail on to
is a vulnerability in OSCommerce that allows spammers to send
multiple E-mails using contact_us.php. There are two
options to resolve
If you do not use the contact us feature in OSCommerce, simply
the contact_us.php file. This can be found in the root
Follow the instructions from the link below to update a PHP file.
recommend you back up the original file before you attempt
to modify it:
you are unsure about how to do this, please contact us and we
have been several vulnerabilities recently that can result in
attacker taking over or corrupting your forum.
upgrade all of your PHPBB installations to the latest version
downloading the upgrade file from the link below. Once
it, upload the files to your PHPBB2
installation and follow the upgrade
instructions in the
for upgrading PHPBB2 is the "Changed Files Only" file
and NOT the "Patch File Only" file.
Download this file from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads.php
2. Make a backup of your current PHPBB2
3. Follow the upgrade instructions in the
you have any queries or problems, please don't hesitate to
you have any questions or queries about this change, please
hesitate to contact us.