Downtime

May 8 2010, 04:23 PM

Apologies for the downtime today. For approximately 40 minutes the server was down. Our brand new UPS had a failure and caused two of our machines to hard-shut down and restart. Because of the hard reset, the information on the disks had to be re-checked to make sure the data wasn't damaged, and this took some time.

Systems are back online, but next week we will be doing testing to figure out what went wrong so this doesn't happen ever again. The system reloading data into memory at the moment, so you may experience long load times for a few minutes.

We apologize sincerely for this inconvenience...

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PHPQA Sec Update #3

May 2 2010, 03:29 AM

Some company recently released a security advisory for PHP-Quick-Arcade 3.0.22, mislabeled as 3.0.21/22... it was brought to my attention through a friend. We've issued an update but I'd like to point out a few things about this document. The report is sloppy at best and doesn't actually provide any solid examples.

For a quick update, download the latest version now uploaded; 3.0.23 with the few minor fixes. There's only one fileto overwrite, acpmoderate.php with the fresh one from here:

http://quickarcade.jcink.com/?p=getit

Please remember this only applies if you use our PHP-Quick-Arcade software.

Read on for the technical analysis of the report, if you care. If not just apply the patch from the update.