Security Updates in Cpanel - Disabling File Manager in Cpanel

Date : 01 March 2006

Description of Security Updates:
With immediate effect, the options of "File Manager" has been disabled across our Linux Cpanel share hosting / reseller hosting / full managed servers due to a critical security vulnerability are found.

User may need to get a third party application such as CuteFTP / Front Page / Dreamweaver ..etc to edit their web pages as a temporary resolution.

Cpanel developer has released a security fixes on this issue. However, the fixes are in Edge testing phase and is not recommended to apply on production server. We will have it applied on our Cpanel servers once it is confirmed to be stable. "File Manager" in Cpanel will be come available once patches are applied. We will keep this announcement updated with the latest progress.

Sorry for any inconveniences and thank you for your warm support in Exabytes hosting services.


Date : 31 May 2006

We have enabled back the File Manager features in Cpanel as the patches is stable and we have applied it across our Cpanel servers.