php (SSA:2008-045-03)
Posted on: 02/15/2008 11:19 AM

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:
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


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