PHP 5.2.8 available [update]

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The PHP Group released PHP 5.2.8 this morning to fix the magic_quotes_gpc issue. If you previously installed PHP 5.2.7-0.dotdeb.1 from Dotdeb and do not care about the version number displayed in your phpinfo(), save your bandwidth, your server is already secure ūüôā Otherwise, just apt-get upgrade your LAMP¬†stack… [update] The packages have been upgraded to¬†5.2.8-0.dotdeb.1¬†to… Read more »

PHP 5.2.7 updated because magic_quotes_gpc is broken

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Stefan Esser has posted¬†a warning about upgrading PHP to the 5.2.7 release : (…)a change in the ext/filter extension that by default processes all incoming data, broke the magic_quotes_gpc feature. While magic_quotes_gpc itself is deprecated and it is recommended to not rely on it as protection against SQL injection, it is still used in many… Read more »

PHP 5.2.7 available

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From PHP.net : The PHP development team would like to announce the immediateavailability of¬†PHP 5.2.7. This release focuses on improving the stability ofthe PHP 5.2.x branch with over 120 bug fixes, several of which are security related.All users of PHP are encouraged to upgrade to this release. (…) Further details about the PHP 5.2.7 release… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.30 GA available on Dotdeb

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MySQL, the most popular open source database, releases on November 27, 2008, its version 5.1 GA (General Availability).¬†It is now available on Dotdeb for Etch (amd64/i386)! Version 5.1 introduces several enhancements to the already rich set of features. Most notable are¬†partitioning,¬†row based replication, the¬†event scheduler, a new¬†plugin infrastructure, and¬†logs on demand. There are¬†more new features,… Read more »

Vpopmail 5.4.25 updated

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The Vpopmail 5.4.25 packages has been updated to fix a problem with passwords longer than 8 characters. The /etc/init.d/vpopmail script has been updated to launch simultaneously : the (enabled by default) POP3 server the (disabled by default) POP3-SSL server the (disabled by default) Vpopmaild server depending on the settings in /etc/vpopmail/options.

Qmailadmin 1.2.11 updated

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I just updated Qmailadmin 1.2.11 for Etch amd64/i386 to include some changes : instead of a checkbox to enable/disable spam filtering on pop accounts, there is now a list to chose what to do (no filtering, marking spams, deleting spams, learn spam, learn ham). This allow anyone to easily train your bayesian filters. Spamassassin is… Read more »

Vpopmail 5.4.25 is now packaged

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Vpopmail 5.4.25 has been packaged for Etch amd64/i386 to fix some annoying bugs. It’s safe and recommanded to upgrade your servers to this version. For more information, read the official¬†Changelog.

MySQL 5.0.67 available

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Norbert Tretkowski recently worked on packaging MySQL 5.0.67, the latest Community Edition release of MySQL Server. But, since the next Debian version – Lenny – is already frozen, the packages were not uploaded to the official archive. Instead of that, I rebuilt them and made them available on Dotdeb for Etch amd64/i386. Please take a… Read more »

PHP 4.4.9 available

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On August 7th, the PHP Group¬†has¬†published¬†the last version of PHP4, numbered 4.4.9 : It continues to improve the security and the stability of the 4.4 branch and all users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to it as soon as possible. This release wraps up all the outstanding patches for the PHP 4.4 series, and is… Read more »