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EasyApache 4 September 1 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 the cPanel Community Forums, Discord, 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.

2021-9-1
apr
ea-freetds
  • EA-10071: Update ea-freetds to 1.3.2, drop 1.3.1.
ea-nginx
  • EA-9954: Add logic for server_names_hash_max_size and server_names_hash_bucket_size to syntax checker.
ea-openssl11
ea-php74
  • EA-10081: Update ea-php74 to 7.4.23, drop 7.4.22.
ea-php74-meta
  • EA-10081: Update ea-php74 to 7.4.23, drop 7.4.22.
ea-php80
  • EA-10080: Update ea-php80 to 8.0.10, drop 8.0.9.
ea-php80-meta
  • EA-10080: Update ea-php80 to 8.0.10, drop 8.0.9.
scl-php73
  • EA-10074: Update scl-php73 to 7.3.30, drop 7.3.29.
scl-php73-meta
  • EA-10074: Update scl-php73 to 7.3.30, drop 7.3.29.


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 1.1.1l and a patch for APR 1.7.0. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2021-35940, CVE-2021-3711, and CVE-2021-3712. We strongly encourage all OpenSSL users to upgrade to version 1.1.1l and all APR users to upgrade to the patched version 1.7.0.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of OpenSSL through 1.1.1k.
APR version 1.7.0.

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

CVE-2021-35940 - MEDIUM
APR 1.7.0
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2021-35940.

CVE-2021-3711 - HIGH
OpenSSL 1.1.1l
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2021-3711.

CVE-2021-3712 - MEDIUM
OpenSSL 1.1.1l
Fixed vulnerability related to CVE-2021-3712.

SOLUTION
cPanel, L.L.C. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on September 1, 2021, with OpenSSL version 1.1.1l and a patch for APR version 1.7.0. 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://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities-1.1.1.html
https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/apr/patches/apr-1.7.0-CVE-2021-35940.patch
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-35940
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3711
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3712

EA4-2021-9-1-CVE.signed

More Information

Information about all releases this year can be found in the 2021 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.
 
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