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Fedora alert FEDORA-2010-4114 (php)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: php-5.2.13-1.fc11
Date:  Tue, 30 Mar 2010 02:27:20 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2010-4114 2010-03-11 07:00:23 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : php Product : Fedora 11 Version : 5.2.13 Release : 1.fc11 URL : Summary : PHP scripting language for creating dynamic web sites Description : PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. PHP attempts to make it easy for developers to write dynamically generated webpages. PHP also offers built-in database integration for several commercial and non-commercial database management systems, so writing a database-enabled webpage with PHP is fairly simple. The most common use of PHP coding is probably as a replacement for CGI scripts. The php package contains the module which adds support for the PHP language to Apache HTTP Server. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with over 40 bug fixes, some of which are security related, including: * Fixed safe_mode validation inside tempnam() when the directory path does not does not end with a / * Fixed a possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in the session extension * Improved LCG entropy Full upstream changelog: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Sat Mar 6 2010 Tim Jackson <> 5.2.13-1 - update to 5.2.13 * Sun Jan 10 2010 Tim Jackson <> 5.2.12-1 - update to 5.2.12 - remove libedit patch (fixed upstream) - fix encoding of EXTENSIONS file * Tue Nov 17 2009 Tom "spot" Callaway <> 5.2.11-2 - link to libedit rather than readline to avoid licensing issues * Fri Nov 13 2009 Tim Jackson <> 5.2.11-1 - update to 5.2.11 - add fix for upstream PHP bug #49098 (regression in 5.2.9+) * Thu Jun 25 2009 Remi Collet <> 5.2.10-1 - update to 5.2.10 - add interbase sub-package -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #569788 - Update to PHP 5.2.13 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update php' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list

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