EasyApache 4 February 22 Release

cPanel, L.L.C. has released a security update for EasyApache 4!  Take a look at some highlights below, and then join us on the cPanel Community ForumsDiscord, 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.

  • ea-nodejs16
    • EA-11255: Update ea-nodejs16 from v16.19.0 to v16.19.1
      • [CVE-2023-23918) Node.js Permissions policies can be bypassed via process.mainModule
      • [CVE-2023-23919) Node.js OpenSSL error handling issues in nodejs crypto library
      • [CVE-2023-23920] Node.js insecure loading of ICU data through ICU_DATA environment variable
      • [CVE-2023-23936] Fetch API in Node.js did not protect against CRLF injection in host headers
      • [CVE-2023-24807] Regular Expression Denial of Service in Headers in Node.js fetch API
  • libcurl
    • EA-11256: Update libcurl from v7.88.0 to v7.88.1
  • scl-sourceguardian
    • EA-11257: Update scl-sourceguardian from v14.0.0 to v14.0.1


cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with NodeJS version 16.19.1. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2023-23918, CVE-2023-23918, CVE-2023-23920, CVE-2023-23936 and CVE-2023-24807. We strongly encourage all NodeJS users to upgrade to version 16.19.1.

All versions of NodeJS through 16.19.0.

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

CVE-2023-23918 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.19.1
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-23918.

CVE-2023-23919 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.19.1
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-23919.

CVE-2023-23920 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.19.1
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-23920.

CVE-2023-23936 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.19.1
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-23936.

CVE-2023-24807 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.19.1
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-24807.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on February 22, 2023, with NodeJS version 16.19.1. 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.


Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2023 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.