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Linux Bash Script to Patch WHMCS 5.1 Google Checkout Security Vulnerability

Yesterday WHMCS released an announcement that there was a security vulnerability with the Google Checkout module in the 5.0 – 5.1.2 versions of WHMCS. This vulnerability can permit a malicious user to inject SQL via the Google Checkout module. (more…)

How to install Git under CentOS running cPanel

Recently when working on creating a new bash script to calculate inode usage I attempted to install Git on a CentOS 5 cPanel server and got a lot of Perl errors. After running the install command from Yum as you can see in the output below it was complaining about dependencies.

Here’s a few of the errors that I received when trying to install

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WordPress Upgrade to 3.4 and can’t access Admin Section, site redirects to upgrade.php, Page Not Found

Just a few minutes ago I attempted to upgrade my WordPress installation to the new version 3.4. Of course something went wrong but luckily it only took me a few minutes to figure it out. The problem I was having was the upgrade completed but then it kept redirecting me to /upgrade.php when I tried to access admin area with a heading of Page Not Found. Basically preventing any access to the admin area. Here’s how I fixed it… (more…)

Host Tornado fixpath.sh shell script to fix broken or incorrect paths

Have you ever transferred over your own site or a customers site from another server just to find out that it does not work because the full path has changed? This can commonly happen whenever you transfer over a Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, or any other site but the account now has a username.
So for instance, the path to your public_html folder used to be
/home/myuser/public_html/
but now on the new server it has changed to
/home/myuser2/public_html/
or MySQL usernames changed.
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