php (SSA:2013-197-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 07/17/2013 08:27 AM

New php packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

php (SSA:2013-197-01) for Slackware

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/php-5.4.17-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes an issue where XML in PHP does not properly consider
parsing depth, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a
crafted document that is processed by the xml_parse_into_struct function.
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 12.1:

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 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
085d55c6b01cc65cfbf28e3bc4859886 php-5.3.27-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
a39f1e4919283763ea7f96ab76d97e74 php-5.3.27-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
526f7e5fbc91eb9c77846a7665ff7952 php-5.3.27-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
9c9f30b0faefd03b1f4e5a5ee1cf0c98 php-5.3.27-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
4410fafd158d51e135a063a23a4eb7a9 php-5.3.27-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
8b76077d090702bb4acbde69d22e30ce php-5.3.27-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
aa950c3641ae93a80c3a555176c222be php-5.3.27-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
6959e80fbc2332e73962dbcfbc6d11b0 php-5.3.27-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
e08e5d2c7a0911e65d13acbd03c10136 php-5.4.17-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
1270cada2c7bfc4af7743f489683d8c8 php-5.4.17-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
fa8047a34a388ecfc2ffecae9c700a90 n/php-5.4.17-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9439336bfb58b642306ed3c2246e3dae n/php-5.4.17-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-5.4.17-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

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


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