Aug 092012
 

[cPanel-News] cPanel Releases autorepair script for CentOS and RedHat Enterprise Linux

cPanel has released an autorepair script to resolve a problem caused by a CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux security update to sudo.

If you are experiencing problems resolving domains, please take the following action from WHM or a root shell:

To apply the fix from WHM:
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1. Login to WHM as root

2. Manually append the following to the WHM url:

/scripts2/autofixer

examples:
https://[YOURSERVERHERE]:2087/scripts2/autofixer
https://[YOURSERVERHERE]:2087/cpsess999999/scripts2/autofixer

3. In the script name field, enter:

nsswitch

4. Click Submit

To apply the fix from a root shell:
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/scripts/autorepair nsswitch
# or for newer versions of cPanel
/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/autorepair nsswitch

cPanel has assigned internal case number 60611 to track this problem.

At this time, we believe only RHEL 5, and CentOS 5 are affected if /etc/nsswitch.conf contained a sudoers line prior to the sudo rpm being updated.

For more information about this problem please see the CentOS and RedHat reports below:
http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=5883&history=1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=844420

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