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PHP 5.1.3 Released
May 02, 2006 @ 06:51:40

The latest version of the PHP programming language in the 5.1.x series has been released today - version 5.1.3.

From PHP.net:

The PHP development team is proud to announce the release of PHP 5.1.3. This release combines small number of feature enhancements with a significant amount of bug fixes and resolves a number of security issues. All PHP users are encouraged to upgrade to this release as soon as possible.

There have been several updates and bugfixes in this release, including:

  • Fixed a buffer overflow inside the wordwrap() function.
  • Fixed cross-site scripting inside the phpinfo() function
  • Fixed a heap corruption inside the session extension
  • Fixed a number of crashes in the DOM, SOAP and PDO extensions
  • Multitude of improvements to the SPL, SimpleXML, GD, CURL and Reflection extensions

The PHP team suggests you update your installation right away - you can grab this latest edition from the main PHP site or your favorite local mirror. For more information, you can check out the release announcement and the Changelog.

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