Archive for September, 2008

The end of PHP 4

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

On the magical date 8-8-2008 PHP 4.4.9 was released, the absolutely last release in the PHP4 branche. PHP 4.4.9 has some important security fixes:

  • Updated PCRE to version 7.7.
  • Fixed overflow in memnstr().
  • Fixed crash in imageloadfont when an invalid font is given.
  • Fixed open_basedir handling issue in the curl extension.
  • Fixed mbstring.func_overload set in .htaccess becomes global.

Support for PHP4 has now officially ended.

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