php (SSA:2018-136-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] php (SSA:2018-136-02)
Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 21:21:18 -0700 (PDT)

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[slackware-security] php (SSA:2018-136-02)

New php packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and 14.2 to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/php-5.6.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
This fixes many bugs, including some security issues:
Heap Buffer Overflow (READ: 1786) in exif_iif_add_value
stream filter convert.iconv leads to infinite loop on invalid sequence
Malicious LDAP-Server Response causes crash
fix for CVE-2018-5712 may not be complete
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating 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 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package:
4daf072adf746379ffa6062a44deba83 php-5.6.36-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
50275f93ed5f4c41bffd4829b9a34511 php-5.6.36-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
4de2f669fad7c183650ae48baf5bf1cf php-5.6.36-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
fd66a7ab788c9200bf9a3eb16649c4f9 php-5.6.36-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
e0b2e7c338595c6ef1d2b5da26cfafbf php-5.6.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
a3f8e64ee8d2c2e45f41166a923190ca php-5.6.36-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-5.6.36-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

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


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