EasyApache 4 Oct 2 Release

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! This release includes updates a number of PHP versions, libcurl, ea-tomcat85, openssl, apache2-config and more! Join us on SlackDiscord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more.

• yum-plugin-universal-hooks
     ZC-5357: skip duplicate members to avoid running a hook more than once for no reason

• scl-php54
• scl-php55
• scl-php56
• scl-php70
• scl-php71
• scl-php72
• scl-php73
     EA-8549: Build php-fpm with pcntl

• libcurl
     EA-8649: Update libcurl from v7.65.3 to v7.66.0

• ea-tomcat85
      EA-8645: Update spec file to use %{version} in source file

• ea-openssl
     EA-8648: Update ea-openssl from v1.0.2s to v1.0.2t

• ea-apache2-config
     EA-8591: Stop letting over-quota errors prevent creation of the session directory

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 Ruby version 2.4.7, and PHP versions 7.2.23 and 7.3.10. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2012-6708, CVE-2015-9251, and two others which have not yet been assigned numbers. We strongly encourage all Ruby users to upgrade to version 2.4.7, all PHP 7.2 users to upgrade to version 7.2.23, and all PHP 7.3 users to upgrade to version 7.3.10.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of Ruby through 2.4.6
All versions of PHP 7.2 through 7.2.22
All versions of PHP 7.3 through 7.3.9


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

CVE-2012-6708 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.7
Fixed bug related to CVE-2012-6708

CVE-2015-9251 – MEDIUM
Ruby 2.4.7
Fixed bug related to CVE-2015-9251

Several more CVEs for PHP versions 7.2 and 7.3 which have not yet been assigned a number.

SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on October 2, 2019, with updated versions of Ruby 2.4.7 7.66.0 and PHP versions 7.2.23 and 7.3.10. 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-2012-6708
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-9251
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2019/08/28/ruby-2-4-7-released/
https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php

For the PGP-signed message, please see EA4-2019-10-2-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.

Original author: Phil Hodges

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