Patches & Updates Apache Webbox 1.3.37-3 Update

29 Aug 2006

H-Sphere versions:   2.4.3 only

This release contains PHP4 updated to v.4.4.4 and PHP5 updated to v. 5.1.5 that eliminate PHP Multiple Vulnerabilities. This release updates:

  • CP Apache package to version:
    • hsphere-cpanel-apache-1.3.37-1 (Linux)
    • hsphere-cpanel-apache-1.3.37_1 (FreeBSD)
  • Webbox Apache package to version:
    • hsphere-apache-webbox-1.3.37-3 (Linux)
    • hsphere-apache-webbox-1.3.37_3 (FreeBSD)


Make sure to have the following packages installed before you start the upgrade:

- The latest OpenSSL for all versions of H-Sphere. Install it as per OpenSSL documentation
- The latest zlib update which eliminates potential security vulnerabilities in previous versions.

Custom PHP: If you have custom php modules installed on H-Sphere WEB boxes, don't forget to back them up before upgrading the software. After the upgrade, set them back up and restart the service.

If you are using Zend Optimizer or other optimizers, you will need to upgrade them to new version after upgrading PHP.


  1. Log into your control panel server as root:

    su -

  2. Download the update script from the psoft site:




  3. Unpack the archive:

    tar xzf u-apache-1.3.37-3.tgz

  4. Enter the unpacked directory:

    cd u-apache-1.3.37-3

  5. H-Sphere is stopped automatically by the Update script. To make sure it is stopped, run:

    /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpdcp stop


    /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ stop

    To stop SiteStudio, stop Imaker by running:

    kill -9 `ps -axw|grep |grep -v grep|awk '{print $1}'`
    kill -9 `ps -axw|grep ImageMaker|grep -v grep|awk '{print $1}'`

  6. Run the update:

    sh | tee

  7. Make sure CP is started properly:

    ps axw | grep httpd |grep cpanel
    ps axw | grep java

    If it isn't, run:

    /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpdcp start


    /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ start

  8. Start ImageMaker:

    # /hsphere/shared/SiteStudio/ start >& /hsphere/shared/SiteStudio/var/error_log 2>&1 &


    # /hsphere/shared/SiteStudio/ start >& /hsphere/shared/SiteStudio/var/error_log &

  9. View Update screen:


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