CloudLinux 6 OpenSSL Security Update

CloudLinux 6 OpenSSL Security Update

CloudLinux is widely used by shared hosting provider and it provides isolated environment for each user.

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An update for CloudLinux was just released to address the widely publicized OpenSSL “Heartbleed” vulnerability¬†and it is recommended that you update as soon as possible.

How to upgrade it?

You will need to login to your server via SSH as a root user. Once you log in, execute the following commands:

# yum clean all
# yum update openssl
# cagefsctl --force-update
# /etc/init.d/httpd stop
# /etc/init.d/httpd start

If you are using LiteSpeed you would need to update it to 4.2.9. For more information, refer the following URL:

http://blog.litespeedtech.com/2014/04/08/litespeed-security-patch-to-fix-heartbleed-bug-in-openssl/

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