IIRC, just about every upgrae has security fixes, you may be hard
pressed to find an older version that doesn't have any big holes in it.
On Mon, 2002-07-22 at 10:55, Ilia A. wrote:
> On July 22, 2002 10:12 am, 1LT John W. Holmes wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > PHP Security Advisory: Vulnerability in PHP versions 4.2.0 and 4.2.1
> > [/snip]
> > Looks like everyone will be using the new super globals, now... :)
> > Well, I guess I'm still assuming that in a perfect world, people will
> > upgrade because of security issues...
> > ---John Holmes...
> As the Advisory suggests, the security fault affects only the 2 latest
> versions of PHP, all the people running older PHPs are not affected, so
> unless you've had the very latest stuff running this won't affect you and
> there will be no need to upgrade.
> If anything this will only convince people looking for 'stable' PHP to wait
> even longer before upgrading their releases because of potential bugs such as
> this one creeping up in 'new' releases.
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