EasyApache 4 Mar 13 Release | cPanel Newsroom

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! This update includes a number of security updates for PHP versions 7.1.27, 7.2.16, and 7.3.3, as well as OpenSSL version 1.0.2r, and the addition of PassengerNodejs to passenger_apps.default. We are also adding ea-nodejs10 in preparation for work that will be released in cPanel & WHM Version 80. Please take a look at the release below, and then join us on SlackDiscord, or Reddit to talk about this update and much more.

2019-3-13

  • ea-apache2
    • EA-8279: Remove noreplace from old EA3 config file in ea-apache24.spec 
  • ea-openssl
    • EA-8265: Update OpenSSL to version 1.0.2r, drop 1.0.2q (with fix for CVE-2019-1559)
  • scl-php71
  • scl-php71-meta
    • EA-8267: Update PHP 7.1 to version 7.1.27, drop 7.1.26
  • scl-php72
  • scl-php72-meta
    • EA-8271: Update PHP 7.2 to version 7.2.16, drop 7.2.15
  • scl-php73
  • scl-php73-meta
    • EA-8275: Update PHP 7.3 to version 7.3.3, drop 7.3.2
  • scl-ruby24-passenger
    • EA-8238: Add PassengerNodejs to passenger_apps.default
  • ea-nodejs10
    • EA-8125: Move ea-nodejs10 into production

This release also includes security patches that have been issued for CVEs (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 7.1.27, 7.2.16, and 7.3.3 and OpenSSL version 1.0.2r. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2019-9637, CVE-2019-9641, CVE-2019-9640, CVE-2019-9638, CVE-2019-9639, CVE-2019-1559, and several other vulnerabilities which have not yet been assigned a number. We strongly encourage all PHP 7.1 users to upgrade to version 7.1.27, all PHP 7.2 users to upgrade to version 7.2.16, all PHP 7.3 users to upgrade to version 7.3.3 and all OpenSSL 1.0.2 users to upgrade to version 1.0.2r.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of PHP 7.1 through 7.1.26
All versions of PHP 7.2 through 7.2.15
All versions of PHP 7.3 through 7.3.2
All versions of OpenSSL 1.0.2 through 1.0.2q

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

CVE-2019-9637 – HIGH
PHP 7.1.27
Fixed bug in Core module related to CVE-2019-9637

PHP 7.2.16
Fixed bug in Core module related to CVE-2019-9637

PHP 7.3.3
Fixed bug in Core module related to CVE-2019-9637

CVE-2019-9641 – CRITICAL
PHP 7.1.27
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9641

PHP 7.2.16
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9641

PHP 7.3.3
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9641

CVE-2019-9640 – CRITICAL
PHP 7.1.27
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9640

PHP 7.2.16
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9640

PHP 7.3.3
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9640

CVE-2019-9638 – CRITICAL
PHP 7.1.27
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9638

PHP 7.2.16
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9638

PHP 7.3.3
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9638

CVE-2019-9639 – CRITICAL
PHP 7.1.27
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9639

PHP 7.2.16
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9639

PHP 7.3.3
Fixed bug in Exif module related to CVE-2019-9639

CVE-2019-1559 – MEDIUM
OpenSSL 1.0.2r
Fixed bug related to CVE-2019-1559

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 March 13, 2019, with updated versions of PHP versions 7.1.27, 7.2.16, 7.3.3, and OpenSSL version 1.0.2r. 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-2019-9637
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9641
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9640
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9638
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9639
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1559
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20190226.txt

For the PGP-signed message, please see EA4 2019-3-13 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.

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