Tag: php

When PHP Went Pear Shaped- The PHP PEAR Compromise

As you may or may not be aware, on January 19th, 2019, a security announcement was published confirming the compromise of the PHP Extension and Application Repository (PEAR) installation script. The PEAR project had the following statement to announce: “A security breach has been found on the http://pear.php.net webserver, with a tainted go-pear.phar discovered. The PEAR website itself has been disabled until a known clean site can be rebuilt. A more detailed announcement will be on the …

Guide to 24 PHP Frameworks [Part 4]

Follow the series … This blog post is the fourth and last part of “The Definitive Guide to your next PHP framework” If you did not read it yet You can check the other blog posts

Big Changes in cPanel & WHM version 58

Several big changes are coming in cPanel & WHM version 58. As we continue to work on these changes, we want to get your feedback! Here’s a few of the big changes we’re working on. Bandmin removal We are currently working to remove bandmin from our product. We want to know… do you still use bandmin, and if so, how and why do you use it? Bandwidth information is …

Reducing Our Installer’s Timey-Wimey Stuff

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.” Over the last few versions, we’ve noticed that the time that it takes to install cPanel & WHM on a new server has increased. We want to make sure that using cPanel & WHM saves you as much time …

Internal PHP Upgrade

In cPanel & WHM software version 11.42, we will upgrade our internal PHP to version 5.4. This version offers dramatic improvements in performance, introduces new features, and removes deprecated functions. For more information about the changes you can expect from PHP 5.4,  see the PHP 5.4.0 Release Announcement. If you would like to test our new PHP 5.4 installation, it is now available through a special “next” build. This build …

PHP 5.5.1 *EXPERIMENTAL* Available in EasyApache 3.22.2

The long-awaited PHP 5.5 in all of its PHP 5.5.1 goodness is now available through EasyApache 3.22.2 However, PHP 5.5 is only available for cPanel & WHM version 11.38 and later. Also, PHP 5.5 is only currently available for CentOS 6, but it will be available for CentOS 5 in an upcoming version of EasyApache. Currently it is incompatible with the following: * Zend Guard * Source Guardian * eAccelerator * ionCube Loader * xCache These modules will be disabled …

Upcoming Improvements to LivePHP

This past week, we have been working to improve livePHP. For those of you not familiar with livePHP, it is a PHP class that allows access to the cPanel & WHM API1 and API2 system within an object-oriented PHP environment. We improved the backend of the livePHP system to use JSON for socket communication, which utilizes PHP’s native JSON internally. Our testing shows that this is a great deal faster (3X) than the previous XML-based …