EasyApache 4 July 1 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.

July 1

     • EA-9120: Update scl-ruby24-rubygem-rack from v2.2.2 to v2.2.3

     • EA-9121: ea-apr-util-mysql not linked to ea-openssl11 but system

     • EA-9124: Update libcurl from v7.70.0 to v7.71.0
     • CVE-2020-8169: Partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect
     • CVE-2020-8177: curl overwrite local file with -J

     • EA-9127: Update ea-libzip from v1.7.0 to v1.7.1

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 libcurl version 7.71.0. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2020-8169 and CVE-2020-8177. We strongly encourage all libcurl users to upgrade to version 7.71.0.

All versions of libcurl through 7.70.0.

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

CVE-2020-8169 – MEDIUM
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8169.

CVE-2020-8177 – MEDIUM
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8177.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on July 1, 2020, with an updated version of libcurl version 7.71.0. 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 2020-7-1 CVE.signed


More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2020 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.