Web Server

Find outdated scripts on linux webserver

Together with my companion I own a Linux based webserver. It’s managed by a third party, Red Unix. Although it’s managed, it’s still a big problem when users use outdated scripts like Joomla!, WordPress, Coppermine and PHPBB. Hackers use security holes for sending spam or DDOS attacks which will get the entire webserver on various blacklists. Here’s how I found the outdated scripts.