Slackware Security Announcement 2009-10-04 php (SSA:2009-276-02)


[slackware-security] php (SSA:2009-276-02)

New php packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:


Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:



This release fixes some possible security issues, all of which have

“unknown impact and attack vectors”.

For more information, see:

(* Security fix *)



Where to find the new packages:



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Give a try. This is another primary FTP site

for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading

directly from


Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab

( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting

to the Slackware project! šŸ™‚


Also see the “Get Slack” section on for

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Updated package for Slackware 12.0:


Updated package for Slackware 12.1:


Updated package for Slackware 12.2:


Updated package for Slackware 13.0:


Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:


Updated package for Slackware -current:


Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:



MD5 signatures:



Slackware 12.0 package:

bc56d8e0d56197d7b0eaeee791e20307 php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz


Slackware 12.1 package:

67fa37b8c23b303c3ecf3294183ed0ae php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz


Slackware 12.2 package:

6e44a700f0ef0a57eecb37a033d3cd1f php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz


Slackware 13.0 package:

a766796b71a41b6cd783ffbf2b237a80 php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz


Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:

d7de1dc05f88c8b3b7cff7cec45f18de php-5.2.11-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz


Slackware -current package:

fb6e9b0a3d8c4a3a08eea2bbe31a9c08 php-5.2.11-i486-1.txz


Slackware x86_64 -current package:

be11f0990d29843d1f4480a75eaa4d3e php-5.2.11-x86_64-1.txz



Installation instructions:



Upgrade the package as root:

# upgradepkg php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz





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