ID SSA-2012-204-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2012-07-22T16:48:31


New php packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack13.37.txz: Upgraded. Fixed potential overflow in _php_stream_scandir (CVE-2012-2688). (Thanks to Jason Powell, Stas) For more information, see: ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating 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 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 package: 301d8b0a7022a652b56c12f2e7907c0c php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package: 1e3e081bef9e945f179395da2e67392c php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package: 8131db9a666e327f7afc0356208c57ea php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package: 1f84307bd0492300bdbc3bda1cda0cfa php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 1b0dddcd12bcdcd8ffaefac6a50bb5e6 php-5.3.15-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package: 7f04ac2bd39f45fbcb9dc8013df5f6a8 php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: 46959f30b4532a0ca0fc22e91dcb9f6b php-5.3.15-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package: 80d9351af3bbd9a1cf2a8574e2df4304 php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package: 30c6a34e55f77143f768fe6ae43caa06 php-5.3.15-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package: e4dd41a890cde64e19e41d31c8447fa8 n/php-5.4.5-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: 8329be52ae2863aba8b2155c568b25df n/php-5.4.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg php-5.3.15-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart Apache httpd: > /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd stop > /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd start