EasyApache 4 Security Release Jan 16, 2019

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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 Slack, Discord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more.



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 PHP versions 5.6.40, 7.1.26, and 7.2.14. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-10166, CVE-2018-19935, and several other vulnerabilities which have not yet been assigned a number. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.40, all PHP 7.1 users to upgrade to version 7.1.26, and all PHP 7.2 users to upgrade to version 7.2.14.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of PHP 5.6 through 5.6.39
All versions of PHP 7.1 through 7.1.25
All versions of PHP 7.2 through 7.2.13

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

CVE-2016-10166 - MEDIUM
PHP 5.6.40
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-10166

PHP 7.1.26
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-10166

PHP 7.2.14
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-10166

CVE-2018-19935 - HIGH
PHP 7.1.26
Fixed bug in IMAP module related to CVE-2018-19935

PHP 7.2.14
Fixed bug in IMAP module related to CVE-2018-19935

There are other security vulnerabilities included in this release which have not yet been assigned numbers.

SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on January 16, 2019, with updated versions of PHP 5.6.40, 7.1.26, and 7.2.14. 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
NVD - CVE-2018-19935
NVD - CVE-2016-10166
PHP: PHP 5 ChangeLog
PHP: PHP 7 ChangeLog

For the PGP-signed message, please see EA4 2019-1-16 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.
 
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