PHP Update for Slackware (SSA:2011-010-01)
Posted on: 01/11/2011 09:55 AM

Updated PHP packages has been released for Slackware Linux

New php packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,
13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes an infinite loop with conversions from string to
double that may result in a denial of service.
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 11.0:

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 -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 11.0 package:
33fc4742d0b2aaaee8f721bc31b2fb61 php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
475de0e40b090837c9ae319e1f876063 php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
a60ad1024fe3a61b5af945337e1393c0 php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
9b01607ddc0f772ddbc1c1f79e650656 php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
b523d8520728aa48fafdb626e573a91d php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
62dfbaa0bd43d9232bcda21e76a48819 php-5.2.17-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
4fd1c56dbd91b5d2f98cdfc787a84df4 php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
aed43c0c8b6a8a9fb360a6817eb3ab76 php-5.2.17-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
f81339314f047f47d7c6c6696b7713f6 php-5.3.5-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
5cc3c521b798ff3c6fe1206349577f26 php-5.3.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-5.2.17-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

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


Slackware Linux Security Team

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