The official PHP.net site has announced the release of PHP 5.6.26, the latest in the v5.6.x series, providing several bugfixes (including security-related issues).
The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.26. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.
Bugs were fixed in functionality including EXIF handling, FTP functionality, GD image copying, JSON out of bounds error and the "fetch lazy" handling results and empty(). You can download this latest release from the usual places: the main downloads page for the source release or windows.php.net for the Windows binaries.