PHP 5.2.12 released

PHP LogoWe’ve been paying close attention to new PHP releases, with a focus on the 5.3.x series release branch, but an important security update has been made to the 5.2.x branch.  The new max_file_uploads PHP directive will prevent DOS (denial of service) attacks that happen by using file uploads to create temporary file exhaustion.  This is an important one, and should be implemented as soon as possible.  Links to the release announcement, changelog, and download page are listed below.  On a side note, WHM/cPanel has not updated EasyApache yet, but we are assuming this will come soon.  We’ve also gotten word that, due to popular demand (thank you everyone), cPanel is working as fast as possible in getting PHP 5.3.1 into EasyApache (see cPanel forum post for more info:

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