PHP (SSA:2014-074-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 03/16/2014 09:31 AM

New php packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix a security issue

PHP (SSA:2014-074-01) for Slackware

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/php-5.4.26-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a flaw where a specially crafted data file may cause a
segfault or 100% CPU consumption when a web page uses fileinfo() on it.
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 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package:
1c864df50286602ccb2d3efbabb9d7ec php-5.4.24-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
cc0f365855b83708c82a84ea44a4ad21 php-5.4.24-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
1091912280ef2fbe271da2aa304dba36 php-5.4.24-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
22b91ef0428a15b3124c5b4fb911b1bc php-5.4.24-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
41157dbaae1a9c3c7b0aa82abbbb9d5c n/php-5.4.26-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
ef27596b3bbf2eba8f6c66092e8b9d21 n/php-5.4.26-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-5.4.24-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

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

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