EasyApache 4 October 14 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.


  • CPANEL-34021: Proxy /cpanelwebcall/ URLs to cpsrvd.
  • ZC-7629: Add mod sec 3.0 apache connector to additional packages list when Experimental Repository is installed.
  • ZC-7337: Changes to support ULC enabling/disabling updates for an RPM-based vendor.
  • ZC-7710: If already disabled, re-disable to get the yum.conf to match reality.
  • ZC-7499: Bump profile version and add tag.
  • ZC-7499: Update Default profile: add ea-php74 based on ea-php73.
  • EA-9358: Update ea-tomcat85 to 8.5.59, drop 8.5.58 (with fix for CVE-2020-13943).

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 Tomcat version 8.5.59. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2020-13943. We strongly encourage all Tomcat users to update to version 8.5.59.

All versions of Tomcat through 8.5.58.

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

CVE-2020-13943 – MEDIUM
Tomcat 8.5.59
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-13943.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on October 14, 2020, with an updated version of Tomcat 8.5.59. 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 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.