MySQL 5.1.47, a security-focused release, is available

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MySQL 5.1.47 is now available on Dotdeb for your Lenny servers, in amd64 and i386 flavours. This is a security-oriented release that fixes some serious flaws… Please read full changelog for more information. Please also note that the InnoDB plugin has been upgraded to version 1.0.8 and is now considered of General Availability quality. Feel free… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.46 is now available

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MySQL 5.1.46 is now available on Dotdeb for your Lenny servers, in amd64 and i386 flavours. It fixes a lot of annoying bugs and upgrades the InnoDB plugin to version 1.0.7 for more performances. Be careful : the MySQL server is now split in two separate packages : mysql-server-core-5.1 that contains only the mysqld binary… Read more »

May is the month of PHP security

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According to Stefan Esser, author of the Suhosin patch, May 2010 will be the “Month of PHP Security” : This initiative continues the effort of Hardened-PHP’s Month of PHP Bugs in 2007 to improve the security of PHP and the PHP ecosystem by disclosing vulnerabilities in PHP and PHP applications on the one hand and… Read more »

PHP 5.3.2 and PHP 5.2.13 get an update

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New packages of PHP 5.3.1 and PHP 5.2.13 has been uploaded to fix some annoying bugs : filter_var now validates correctly the hostnames that include ‘-‘ (bug #51192) the GD bundled library has been patched to fix some TrueType issues (bug #51207, …) In addition, PHP 5.3.2 now restarts softly, without any problem (thanks to… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.45 is available

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Sorry, but I forgot to write a note about it. Here’s a quick one… MySQL 5.1.45 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 5.0 “Lenny” in amd64/i386 flavours. This is a bug fix release, but please read the Changelog carefully before upgrading.

PHP 5.3.2 is available too!

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A few days ago, the PHP Group released PHP 5.3.2. It fixes severe security issues and some other bugs : The PHP development team is proud to announce the immediate release of PHP 5.3.2. This is a maintenance release in the 5.3 series, which includes a large number of bug fixes. Security Enhancements and Fixes… Read more »

PHP 5.2.13 is available

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A few days ago, the PHP Group released PHP 5.2.13. It fixes severe security issues and some other bugs : The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.13. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with over 40 bug fixes, some of which are… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.43 is available for Debian “Lenny” (and “Etch”…)

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MySQL 5.1.43 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 5.0 “Lenny” / Debian 4.0 “Etch” in amd64/i386 flavours. Please note that it’s the last update for Etch, because the security supports ends for this branch (time to upgrade!). This maintenance release comes with many improvements and bugfixes, especially the InnoDB plugin 1.0.6 (please read the… Read more »

Etch security support discontinued by Debian on Feb. 15th…

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The Debian security team announced that Debian 4.0 “Etch” security support  will be ended on February 15th, 2010 : Security Support for Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 to be discontinued on February 15th One year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias ‘lenny’ and nearly three years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias ‘etch’… Read more »