Check your host's cPanel is up to date say Hacker News

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk24 November 2020.

Strange that cPanel Security News has not yet reported this BUT Hacker News report that cPanel has patched a security vulnerability that could have allowed remote attackers with access to valid credentials to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) protection on an account.

QUOTE

"The issue, tracked as "SEC-575" and discovered by researchers from Digital Defense, has been remedied by the company in versions:

  • 11.92.0.2,
  • 11.90.0.17, and
  • 11.86.0.32

of the software."

Source: The Hacker News - see link below.

Read more: 2-Factor Authentication Bypass Flaw Reported in cPanel and WHM Software.

Update 29 Nov 2020

cPanel are now reporting this in cPanel Security News.

Read more: cPanel TSR-2020-0007 Full Disclosure.

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