cPanel is a popular web based control panel tool which will help you manage your web hosting account through a web interface instead of a console.
cPanel has released updates that provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. These builds are currently available to all customers via the standard update system.
cPanel has rated these updates as having CVSSv3 scores ranging from 2.2 to 6.5.
Information on cPanel’s security ratings is available at cPanel Security Levels.
If your deployed cPanel & WHM servers are configured to automatically update when new releases are available, then no action is required. Your systems will update automatically. If you have disabled automatic updates, then we strongly encourage you to update your cPanel & WHM installations as soon as possible.
The following cPanel & WHM versions address all known vulnerabilities:
- 78.0.2 & Greater
- 76.0.18 & Greater
- 70.0.63 & Greater
The latest public releases of cPanel & WHM for all update tiers are available at http://httpupdate.cpanel.net.
SECURITY ISSUE INFORMATION
The cPanel Security Team identified the resolved security issues. There is no reason to believe that these vulnerabilities have been made known to the public. As such, cPanel will only release limited information about the vulnerabilities at this time.
Once sufficient time has passed, allowing cPanel & WHM systems to automatically update to the new versions, cPanel will release additional information about the nature of the security issues. This Targeted Security Release addresses 8 vulnerabilities in cPanel & WHM software versions 78, 76, and 70.
Additional information is scheduled for release on January 22, 2019.