In Progress ea-php* packages patched by CloudLinux or not?

DennisMidjord

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Hi,

I'm getting mixed responses on this question.
cPanel says that CloudLinux doesn't patch ea-php packages - they only patch the alt-php ones.

A few years ago, I asked CloudLinux about this. They said that ea-php packages are patched (as long as you get them from the CloudLinux repositories).


Which is true? Did CloudLinux at some point patch the packages and now they don't?
I haven't been able to find any real answer to my question. Reading through CloudLinux' documentation gives me the impression that patched PHP versions is in alt-php - it doesn't state anything regarding ea-php AFAIK.
 

DennisMidjord

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Thank you. I'm aware that alt-php gets patched but two years ago, they told me that ea-php was also being patched. Although, they put patched in quotation marks so I'm not entirely sure what that meant.
 

cPanelAnthony

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Thank you. I'm aware that alt-php gets patched but two years ago, they told me that ea-php was also being patched. Although, they put patched in quotation marks so I'm not entirely sure what that meant.
I have just got confirmation from CloudLinux. They do indeed patch any ea-php versions that are outdated. So, both ea-php and alt-php get security updates from CloudLinux once out of date.

Thanks for this inquiry! This has been very useful information to find.