EasyApache4 2023-11-30 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-11807: Update ea-tomcat85 from v8.5.95 to v8.5.96
  • ea-openssl11
    • EA-11818: Update ea-openssl11 for CVE-2023-5678
  • ea-php81
  • ea-php81-meta
    • EA-11824: Update ea-php81 from v8.1.25 to v8.1.26
      • Security Update: No CVEs assigned at this time
  • ea-php82
  • ea-php82-meta
    • EA-11823: Update ea-php82 from v8.2.12 to v8.2.13
      • Security Update: No CVEs assigned at this time
  • ea-profiles-cpanel
    • ZC-11356: Add additional WP2 profiles
    • ZC-11352: Allow WP2 to provide a directory of profiles as the default
  • ea-cpanel-tools
    • ZC-11384: Update deprecated directives for PHP 8.3


cPanel, L.L.C. has updated packages for EasyApache 4 with a patched version of OpenSSL version 1.1.1w. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2023-5678. We strongly encourage all OpenSSL users to upgrade to the patched version of 1.1.w.

All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1w.

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

CVE-2023-5678 – MEDIUM
OpenSSL 1.1.1w
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2023-5678.

cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated packages for EasyApache 4 on November 30, 2023, with a patched version of 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.