EasyApache4 2023-09-20 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-nodejs20
    • EA-11684: Update ea-nodejs20 from v20.6.0 to v20.6.1
  • ea-nginx-njs
    • EA-11685: Update ea-nginx-njs from v0.8.0 to v0.8.1
  • libcurl
    • EA-11680: Update libcurl from v8.2.1 to v8.3.0
      • CVE-2023-38039: HTTP headers eat all memory
  • ea-openssl11
    • EA-11665: Update ea-openssl11 from v1.1.1v to v1.1.1w
      • Fix POLY1305 MAC implementation corrupting XMM registers on Windows (CVE-2023-4807)


cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with libcurl versuin 8.3.0 and OpenSSL 1.1 version 1.1.1w. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2023-38039 and CVE-2023-4807. We strongly encourage all libcurl users to upgrade to version 8.3.0 and all OpenSSL users to upgrade to version 1.1.1w.

All versions of libcurl through 8.2.1.
All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1v.

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

CVE-2023-38039 – HIGH
libcurl 8.3.0
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-38039.

CVE-2023-4807 – HIGH
OpenSSL 1.1.1w
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-4807.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on September 20, 2023, with libcurl version 8.3.0 and OpenSSL version 1.1.1w. 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.

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