ID SSA-2009-276-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2009-10-04T00:01:56


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:

patches/packages/php-5.2.11-i486-1_slack13.0.txz: 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:

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 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