The upstream author of the
cgiemailscripts has not provided maintenance in a decade. cPanel has provided patches for issues and vulnerabilities when discovered. Recently discovered flaws in the software have caused cPanel to remove support for
cgiemailin cPanel & WHM. We have determined that
cgiemailis no longer suited for modern shared hosting environments.
How to remove
cPanel & WHM version 64 and earlier
For systems running cPanel & WHM version 64 or earlier,
cgiechoinstalled in multiple locations: the
cgi-sysdirectory and the users'
cgi-bindirectory. You can manually remove these files by running the
clean_cgiemailas shown below.
cPanel & WHM version 68
An admin user can remove these copies through a Feature Showcase item in cPanel & WHM version 68. This functionality uses the new
Manual Use of
scripts/clean_cgiemail)script removes the
cpanel-cgiemailRPM from the system and the copies of the
cgiechoscripts in users'
cgi-bindirectory. Command line argument flags control this behavior.
Command Line Argument Flags
|Cleans the cPanel |
|Cleans the |
|Cleans only the user specified when passed with the |
|Does not commit changes. This flag will display what will be removed.|
|Sends an iContact notification when the script runs.|
This example shows you how to remove the
cpanel-cgiemail RPM and other copies of the script from user 'foobar':