EasyApache 2017-10-16 Security Release

cPanel TSR-2017-0006 Announcement
EasyApache 2018-01-09 Maintenance Release
cPanel & WHM Version 68 in RELEASE

SUMMARY
cPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on October 16, 2017, with a patch for Passenger. We strongly encourage all Passenger users to update their system to obtain the patch.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
All versions of Passenger

DESCRIPTION

This update patches a vulnerability where a user can list the contents of arbitrary files on the system when Passenger runs as the root user.

SOLUTION
cPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on October 16, 2017, with a patch for Passenger. 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://blog.phusion.nl/2017/10/16/passenger-5-1-11/
https://blog.phusion.nl/2017/10/13/passenger-security-advisory-5-1-11/

For the PGP Signed message, please see EA4 2017-10-16 Sec Adv

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