PHP 5.3.2 Release Announcement
The PHP development team is proud to announce the immediate release of PHP 5.3.2. This is a maintenance release in the 5.3 series, which includes a large number of bug fixes.
Security Enhancements and Fixes in PHP 5.3.2:
- Improved LCG entropy. (Rasmus, Samy Kamkar)
- Fixed safe_mode validation inside tempnam() when the directory path does not end with a /). (Martin Jansen)
- Fixed a possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in the session extension identified by Grzegorz Stachowiak. (Ilia)
Key Bug Fixes in PHP 5.3.2 include:
- Added support for SHA-256 and SHA-512 to php's crypt.
- Added protection for $_SESSION from interrupt corruption and improved "session.save_path" check.
- Fixed bug #51059 (crypt crashes when invalid salt are given).
- Fixed bug #50940 Custom content-length set incorrectly in Apache sapis.
- Fixed bug #50847 (strip_tags() removes all tags greater then 1023 bytes long).
- Fixed bug #50723 (Bug in garbage collector causes crash).
- Fixed bug #50661 (DOMDocument::loadXML does not allow UTF-16).
- Fixed bug #50632 (filter_input() does not return default value if the variable does not exist).
- Fixed bug #50540 (Crash while running ldap_next_reference test cases).
- Fixed bug #49851 (http wrapper breaks on 1024 char long headers).
- Over 60 other bug fixes.
For users upgrading from PHP 5.2 there is a migration guide available here, detailing the changes between those releases and PHP 5.3.
For a full list of changes in PHP 5.3.2, see the ChangeLog.