EasyApache 4 Maintenance and Security 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-ruby27
  • ea-ruby27-meta
  • ea-ruby27-rubygem-mizuho
  • ea-ruby27-rubygem-nokogiri
  • ea-ruby27-rubygem-rack
  • ea-ruby27-rubygem-sqlite3
    • EA-11327: Update ea-ruby27 from v2.7.7 to v2.7.8
      • CVE-2023-28755: ReDoS vulnerability in URI
      • CVE-2023-28756: ReDoS vulnerability in Time
  • apr
    • EA-11326: Update apr from v1.7.2 to v1.7.3
  • ea-nginx
    • EA-11323: Update ea-nginx from v1.23.3 to v1.23.4
  • ea-nodejs16
    • EA-11328: Update ea-nodejs16 from v16.19.1 to v16.20.0


cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with Ruby version 2.7.8. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2023-28755 and CVE-2023-28756. We strongly encourage all Ruby users to upgrade to version 2.7.8.

All versions of Ruby through 2.7.7.

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

CVE-2023-28755 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.7.8
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-28755.

CVE-2023-28756 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.7.8
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-28756.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on April 5, 2023, with Ruby version 2.7.8. 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.