EasyApache 4 February 24 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 Discord or Reddit to talk about this update and much more.

EA4 Release


  • EA-9587: Update ea-nodejs10 to 10.23.3, drop 10.23.2.
  • EA-9567: Update libcurl to 7.75.0, drop 7.74.0.
  • EA-9584: Update Conflicts for C6.
  • EA-9427: Change the PATH to use /usr/bin/ so perl doesn’t conflict.
  • ZC-8471: Conflict w/ modsec 3 not ea-nginx.

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.

PGP Signed message:

cPanel, L.L.C. has updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 with OpenSSL version 1.1.1j. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2021-23841 and CVE-2021-23840. We strongly encourage all OpenSSL users to update to version 1.1.1j.
All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1i.

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

CVE-2021-23841 – MEDIUM

OpenSSL 1.1.1j
Fixed bug related to CVE-2021-23841.

CVE-2021-23840 – MEDIUM

OpenSSL 1.1.1j
Fixed bug related to CVE-2021-23840.SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on February 24, 2021, with an updated version of OpenSSL 1.1.1j. Unless you have enabled automatic RPM updates in your cron, update your system with either yum update or WHM’s Run System Update interface.


More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2021 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.