ID SSA-2008-045-03
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2008-02-14T17:23:33


New php-4.4.8 packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and 11.0 to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/php-4.4.8-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz: Upgraded to php-4.4.8. This is a security and bugfix release. More information may be found here: This is the last regular release of PHP-4.4.x. The EOL is scheduled for 2008-08-08. ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from 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! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.2 package: a5f42d6ca628e1a4cc19682349b9b695 php-4.4.8-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package: 1fe2e9b3a60bb446a0f125f33138af9a php-4.4.8-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg php-4.4.8-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz