EasyApache 4 March 16 Release

EasyApache March 16 Release

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! Take a look at some highlights below, and then join us on the cPanel Community Forums, Discord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more. If you have additional questions, feel free to reach out on one of our social channels.

  • ZC-9697: Initial version.
  • ZC-9756: Build brotli module.
  • ZC-9758: Add ea-nginx-brotli to additional packages list and do http2-like toggle off recommendations.ZC-9759: Add container_based_packages list to ea4-metainfo.json.
  • ZC-9757: Changes for co-existence w ith Brotli compression.
  • EA-10547: Update ea-ruby27-libuv from 1.44.0 to 1.44.1.
  • ZC-9757: Initial commit.

This release includes a security patch that has been issued a fix for a CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures), the details of which are included below.

cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with Apache version 2.4.53. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2022-23943, CVE-2022-22721, CVE-2022-22720, and CVE-2022-22719. We strongly encourage all Apache 2.4 users to upgrade to version 2.4.53.

All versions of Apache through 2.4.52.

The National Vulnerability Database (NIST) has given the following severity ratings to these CVEs:

CVE-2022-23943 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.53
Fixed vulnerability in mod_sed module related to CVE-2021-23943.

CVE-2022-22721 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.53
Fixed vulnerability in Core module related to CVE-2021-22721.

CVE-2022-22720 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.53
Fixed vulnerability with inbound requests related to CVE-2021-22720.

CVE-2022-22719 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.53
Fixed vulnerability in mod_lua related to CVE-2021-22719.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on March 16, 2022, with Apache version 2.4.53. Unless you have enabled automatic package updates in your cron, update your system with either your package manager or WHM’s Run System Update interface.


CVE – CVE-2022-22719
CVE – CVE-2022-22720
CVE – CVE-2022-22721
CVE – CVE-2022-22943

More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2021 EasyApache 4 Changelog and the EasyApache 4 Release Notes. You can also sign up for our EasyApache Development and EasyApache Production mailing lists to see when updates are pushed for our RPMs, letting you know ahead of time what will be updated in each EasyApache release.