PHP 5.3.5, now for Squeeze

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I just released PHP 5.3.5 packages for Debian 6.0 (a.k.a “Squeeze”), with some changes against the Lenny’s ones : the packaging process has been improved : dependencies were cleaned up, PHP tests are now displayed, libtool 2.2 is now supported (thanks to the Debian team for their precious work) 3 new useful extensions have been… Read more »

You really should upgrade to PHP 5.3.5 or 5.2.17

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A few days after releasing PHP 5.3.4 and PHP 5.2.16, the PHP group announced an important security update with PHP 5.3.5 and PHP 5.2.17 : This release resolves a critical issue, reported as PHP bug #53632 and CVE-2010-4645, where conversions from string to double might cause the PHP interpreter to hang on systems using x87… Read more »

PHP 5.3.4 is available

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After PHP 5.3.4 has been released by the PHP Group and after the corresponding Suhosin patch has been published by Stefan Esser, the PHP 5.3.4 packages for Debian “Lenny” 5.0 are now available on Dotdeb. Thanks for your patience. Follow these instructions if you’re installing them for the first time.¬†And as usual, please read the… Read more »

PHP 5.2 last update : 5.2.16

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PHP 5.2.16 has been released by the PHP Group a few days after PHP 5.2.15 (fixing an open_basedir issue). It is now available on Dotdeb for your Debian “Lenny” servers. This maintainance release marks the end of support for PHP 5.2. You are strongly encouraged to upgrade to PHP 5.3 (read this migration guide). Please… Read more »

PHP 5.3.3 packages get a minor update

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The PHP 5.3.3 packages for Debian 5.0 “Lenny” (amd64/i386) have been updated. Here are the changes : php5-fpm should now work out-of-the-box. Some unset parameters prevented its launch. Thanks to Daniel Hahler for the patch. PECL/APC has been upgraded to 3.1.4 PECL/memcache has been upgraded to 3.0.5

PHP 5.2.14 is available too

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On july, 22nd, the PHP Group released PHP 5.2.14 : The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.14. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with over 60 bug fixes, some of which are security related. This release marks the end of the active… Read more »

PHP 5.3.3 packages are available

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On july, 22nd, the PHP Group released PHP 5.3.3 : The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.3.3. This release focuses on improving the stability and security of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 100 bug fixes, some of which are security related. All users are encouraged to upgrade… 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 »

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 »