Patches&Updates Sudo 1.6.8p1 and Rsync 2.6.2 Security Update



30 Sep 2004

H-Sphere versions:   All

This document explains how to update Sudo and Rsync to the latest version in order to fix security problems found in previous versions.

Important: Make sure no account move process is started before the upgrade. If so, perform the update after the process is completed.

This update includes hsphere-sudo-1.6.8p1 and rsync-2.6.2-1.

The update procedure is performed on CP server and updates all H-Sphere Unix/Linux servers automatically.

  1. Log into your control panel server as root:
    su -
  2. Download the upgrade package from our site:
    Linux:
    wget http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/s-updates.tgz
    FreeBSD:
    fetch http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/s-updates.tgz
  3. Unpack the archive:
    tar -xzf s-updates.tgz
  4. Enter the unpacked directory:
    cd s-updates
  5. Run the update:
    ./update.sh


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