EasyApache Oct 9 Release

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! This release includes some updates to ea-ruby24 and various CVEs. Please review and then join us on SlackDiscord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more.


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 Ruby version 2.4.9. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2019-16201, CVE-2019-15845, CVE-2019-16254, and CVE-2019-16255. We strongly encourage all Ruby users to upgrade to version 2.4.9.

All versions of Ruby through 2.4.8

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

CVE-2019-16201 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.9
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-16201

CVE-2019-15845 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.9
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-15845

CVE-2019-16254 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.9
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-16254

CVE-2019-16255 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.9
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-16255

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on October 9, 2019, with updated versions of Ruby 2.4.9. 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 EA4-2019-10-9-CVE.signed

More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2019 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.