EasyApache4 2023-08-16 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-tomcat85
    • EA-11607: Update ea-tomcat85 from v8.5.91 to v8.5.92
  • ea-tomcat100
    • ZC-11053: Mark as EOL
  • ea-tomcat101
    • ZC-11053: Initial Build
  • ea-cpanel-tools
    • ZC-11122: Add ea-tomcat101 to the manifest.
  • ea-nodejs16
    • EA-11604: Update ea-nodejs16 from v16.20.1 to v16.20.2
      •  – CVE-2023-32559: Policies can be bypassed via process.binding
         – CVE-2023-32006: Policies can be bypassed by module.constructor.createRequire
         – CVE-2023-32002:  Policies can be bypassed via Module.\_load
         – OpenSSL sources upgraded upstream to latest
  • ea-libxml2
    • EA-11608: Update ea-libxml2 from v2.11.4 to v2.11.5


cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with NodeJS version 16.20.2 This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2023-32559, CVE-2023-32006, and CVE-2023-32002. We strongly encourage all NodeJS users to upgrade to version 16.20.2.

All versions of NodeJS through 16.20.1.

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

CVE-2023-32559 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.20.2
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-32559.

CVE-2023-32006 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.20.2
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-32006.

CVE-2023-32002 – MEDIUM
NodeJS 16.20.2
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-32002.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on August 16, 2023, with NodeJS version 16.20.2. 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.