EasyApache 4 Apr 3 Release

Note: This update includes patches for the recently announced Apache vulnerabilities. For more information, please review  CVE-2019-0211.

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! This release includes a version update for ea-apache24 to 2.4.39, resolution to an issue with the installation of ea-liblsapi, and a solution for the premature stoppage of /scripts/ea-tomcat85. Please review the release in its entirety, then join us on SlackDiscord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more


  • ea-apache2
    • EA-8307: Update Apache to 2.4.39, drop 2.4.38
  • ea-apache2-config
    • EA-8305: Revert change in EA-8250
  • ea-liblsapi
    • EA-8300: Cannot reinstall ea-liblsapi because of conflicts with liblsapi
  • ea-tomcat85
    • EA-8241: /scripts/ea-tomcat85 prematurely dies if fs.protected_symlinks_create is enabled

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 RPMs for EasyApache 4 with Apache version 2.4.39. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2019-0197, CVE-2019-0196, CVE-2019-0211, CVE-2019-0217, CVE-2019-0215, and CVE-2019-0220. We strongly encourage all Apache users to upgrade to version 2.4.39.


All versions of Apache through 2.4.38


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

CVE-2019-0197 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug in the http2 module related to CVE-2019-0197

CVE-2019-0196 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug in the http2 module related to CVE-2019-0196

CVE-2019-0211 – CRITICAL
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug in Unix MPMs related to CVE-2019-0211

CVE-2019-0217 – HIGH
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug in mod_auth_digest related to CVE-2019-0217

CVE-2019-0215 – HIGH
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug in the SSL module related to CVE-2019-0215

CVE-2019-0220 – MEDIUM
Apache 2.4.39
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-0220

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on April 3, 2019, with an updated version of Apache version 2.4.39. Unless you have enabled automatic RPM updates in your cron, update your system with either yum update or WHM’s Run System Update interface.


For the PGP-signed message, please see EA4-2019-4-3-CVE-signed.

More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2019 EasyApache 4 Changelog and the EasyApache 4 Release Notes. To ensure that you receive up-to-date product news from cPanel, we encourage you to subscribe to the Product and Security updates mailing list on our website. You can also sign up for our EasyApache Development and EasyApache Production lists to see when updates are pushed for our RPMs, letting you know ahead of time what will be updated in each EasyApache release.