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Troubleshooting CURL Error: 56 - OpenSSL SSL_read unexpected eof while reading

Symptom

You may encounter the following error when attempting to perform actions  on remote systems, such as managing/registering domains via eNom or  hosting accounts on servers:

 

CURL Error: 56 - OpenSSL SSL_read: error:14095126:SSL routines:ssl3_read_n:unexpected eof while reading, errno 0

Cause

A recent system update to OpenSSL version 1.1.1e in EasyApache 4 version 2020-4-1  contains changes which cause this error.

The issue has been detected by the OpenSSL developers and will be corrected in future updates.

Solution

Updating to OpenSSL version 1.1.1f will resolve this error. Please check with your server platform for instructions on how to consume this update:

WHMCS technical support cannot assist in resolving this error as it is caused by an upstream bug.