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PHP Security PHP 5.6 & 7.0 Security Updates End Dec 2018

Discussion in 'Nginx and PHP-FPM news & discussions' started by eva2000, Oct 20, 2018.

  1. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Just a reminder that PHP 5.6 branch and PHP 7.0 branch security updates end December 2018 PHP: Supported Versions. So folks ideally need to upgrade to at least PHP 7.1 branch or optimally to PHP 7.2 branch before December 2018.
    • PHP 5.6 security updates end December 31, 2018 (was previously extended)
    • PHP 7.0 security updates end December 3, 2018
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  2. Jon Snow

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    Maybe this will push people to upgrade to PHP 7 from 5.
     
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    buik “A winner never stops trying.” Premium Member

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    Nope.
    If users still using PHP 5 right now they will not switch and there is absolutely no incentive or reason for it.
    Few reasons:

    - PHP 5 is still supported via distros with backport patches like RHEL.
    - PHP 5 is used for compatibility
    - Users have no idea at all and will only proceed when the provider does that for them.
     
  4. eva2000

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    I wonder how far backports go though ?? Haven't checked myself.
     
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    57% of WP Sites Become Less Secure in December 2018 - Search Engine Journal

    December 2018 is next month ! Interesting days a head !
     
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    True for distro provided versions I guess.
     
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