EasyApache 15 November Maintenance Update


SUMMARY
cPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on November 15, 2016, with PHP versions 5.6.28 and 7.0.13. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-8670. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.28 and all PHP 7.0 users to upgrade to version 7.0.13.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of PHP 5.6 through version 5.6.27
All versions of PHP 5.6 through version 7.0.12

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

CVE-2016-8670 – HIGH

PHP 5.6.28
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-8670

PHP 7.0.13
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-8670

SOLUTION
cPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on November 15, 2016, with updated versions of PHP 5.6.28 and 7.0.13. 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://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-8670
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php

For the PGP-signed message, please see ea4-2016-11-15-cve

SUMMARY
cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.34.8 with PHP version 5.6.28. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-8670. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.28.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of PHP 5.6 through version 5.6.27

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

CVE-2016-8670 – HIGH

PHP 5.6.28
Fixed bug in GD module related to CVE-2016-7568

SOLUTION
cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.34.8 with an updated version of PHP 5.6.28. Unless you have disabled EasyApache updates, the EasyApache application updates to the latest version when launched. Run EasyApache to rebuild your profile with the latest version of PHP.

REFERENCES
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-8670
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php

For the PGP-signed message, please see ea-3-34-8-cve



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