EasyApache 4 December 23 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.

2020-12-23

ea-openssl11
EA-9478: Update ea-openssl11 to 1.1.1i, drop 1.1.1h (with fix for CVE-2020-1971)
ea-profiles-cpanel
ZC-7620: Update Ruby profile for 2.7 on C7 and C8.
libcurl
scl-ruby24-passenger
ZC-8096: Use full path in passenger.ruby. ZC-7897: Add version/package specific template file (and support userdata paths like nginx). ZC-7655: Provide/Conflict apache24-passenger. ZC-8143: Compile ruby 2.4 binary to work when called directly.
ea-cpanel-tools
ZC-7904: Add EOL recommendation for ruby24 on C7 and later.
ea-nodejs10
ZC-8150: Install /etc/cpanel/ea4/passenger.nodejs.
ea-apache2-config
EA-9493: Remove need for perl-libwww-perl.
CentOS 8 System OpenSSL
ZC-8005: Replace ea-openssl11 with system openssl on C8. apr apr-util ea-apache2 ea-freetds ea-libzip ea-nghttp2 ea-php74 ea-php80 scl-libc-client scl-php72 scl-php73
Ruby 2.7 in Production
EA-9480: Publish ea-ruby27 to production. ea-ruby27 ea-ruby27-libuv ea-ruby27-meta ea-ruby27-passenger ea-ruby27-rubygem-mizuho ea-ruby27-rubygem-nokogiri ea-ruby27-rubygem-rack ea-ruby27-rubygem-sqlite3

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.

SUMMARY
cPanel, L.L.C. has updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 with OpenSSL version 1.1.1i and libcurl version 7.74.0. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-8284, CVE-2020-8285, and CVE-2020-8586. We strongly encourage all OpenSSL 1.1 users to update to version 1.1.1i and all libcurl users to update to version 7.74.0.
 
 
AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1h.
All versions of libcurl through 7.73.0.

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

CVE-2020-1971 – MEDIUM
OpenSSL 1.1.1i
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-1971.

CVE-2020-8284 – LOW
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8284.

CVE-2020-8285 – HIGH
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8285.

CVE-2020-8286 – HIGH
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8286.


SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on December 23, 2020, with an updated version of libcurl 7.74.0 and OpenSSL 1.1.1i. Unless you have enabled automatic RPM updates in your cron, update your system with either yum update or WHM’s Run System Update interface.

 
REFERENCES
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-1971
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8284
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8285
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8286
https://curl.se/changes.html
https://www.openssl.org/news/changelog.html#openssl-111

cPanel, L.L.C. has updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 with OpenSSL version 1.1.1i and libcurl version 7.74.0. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-8284, CVE-2020-8285, and CVE-2020-8586. We strongly encourage all OpenSSL 1.1 users to update to version 1.1.1i and all libcurl users to update to version 7.74.0.
 
 
AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1h.
All versions of libcurl through 7.73.0.

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

CVE-2020-1971 – MEDIUM
OpenSSL 1.1.1i
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-1971.

CVE-2020-8284 – LOW
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8284.

CVE-2020-8285 – HIGH
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8285.

CVE-2020-8286 – HIGH
libcurl 7.74.0
Fixed bug related to CVE-2020-8286.


SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on December 23, 2020, with an updated version of libcurl 7.74.0 and OpenSSL 1.1.1i. Unless you have enabled automatic RPM updates in your cron, update your system with either yum update or WHM’s Run System Update interface.

 
REFERENCES
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-1971
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8284
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8285
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8286
https://curl.se/changes.html
https://www.openssl.org/news/changelog.html#openssl-111

Click below for the PGP Signed message.

EA4-2020-12-23-CVE.signedDownload

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.

Original author: Tabby Worthington

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