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Serv-U 15.1.7 Hotfix 2 Now Available

Serv-U 15.1.7 HotFix 2
is now available for download on the customer portal for customers under active maintenance.

This SolarWinds hot fix addresses the following security and functionality issues:

  • Serv-U MFT does not accept DSS and RSA digital signatures with no padding
  • Resolves other security related issues

Requirements

This fix requires updating only Serv-U. 

Within the Serv-U folder there is a folder for each supported platform. Please use the files for your platform when updating Serv-U. The folder contains files with the appropriate directory structure (if necessary) to upgrade your installation.

This fix requires Serv-U version 15.1.7.185

This fix contains 6 files for Windows and 2 files for Linux:

Windows:

  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\Serv-U.exe
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\Serv-U-Tray.exe
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\Serv-U.dll
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\Serv-U-RES.dll
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\RhinoNET.dll
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>\RhinoRES.dll

Linux:

  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>/Serv-U
  • <Serv-U-InstallDir>/Serv-U-Tray

Install the HotFix.

1. Shut down all running Serv-U processes.

          a. Right-click the tray icon, and select Stop Serv-U.

          b. Right-click the tray icon, and select Exit Tray.

2. Navigate to the Serv-U installation directory:

   For Windows, the default installation directory is:

        C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft\Serv-U

    or:  

        C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft.com\Serv-U

   For Linux, the default installation directory is:

        /usr/local/Serv-U

3. Back up the following files from the installation directory to a separate location:

   Windows:

  • Serv-U.exe
  • Serv-U-Tray.exe
  • Serv-U.dll
  • Serv-U-RES.dll
  • RhinoNET.dll
  • RhinoRES.dll

   Linux:

  • Serv-U
  • Serv-U-Tray

4. Extract the hot fix .zip file to a temporary location.

5. Open the folder in the extracted hot fix for the platform Serv-U is installed on. For example, open the Windows 64-bit folder if Serv-U is installed on a 64-bit version of Windows.

6. On Linux, modify the permissions of the files by executing the following command:

      chmod u+xs Serv-U

      chmod u+x Serv-U-Tray

7. Copy the hotfix contents to the Serv-U installation directory, overwriting the existing files.

8. Restart the Serv-U tray application.

9. Right-click the tray icon and select Start Serv-U.

   The hotfix is installed.

    

    

Uninstall the HotFix

1. Shut down all running Serv-U processes.

      a. Right-click the tray icon, and select Stop Serv-U.

      b. Right-click the tray icon, and select Exit Tray.

2. Locate the files backed up during the installation procedure above.

3. Navigate to the Serv-U installation directory:

   For Windows, the default installation directory is:

     C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft\Serv-U

     or:

     C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft.com\Serv-U

   For Linux, the default installation directory is:

      /usr/local/Serv-U

4. Copy the backed up to the Serv-U installation directory, overwriting the existing files.

5. Restart the Serv-U tray application.

6. Right-click the tray icon, and select Start Serv-U.

The Hot Fix is uninstalled.

For more information, see https://www.serv-u.com/support