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Updating PHP5 to PHP 5.3.10 on Ubuntu

Updating PHP5 to PHP 5.3.10 on Ubuntu

Thanks to Nathan Rennie-Waldock. you can have the latest PHP5 5.3.10 running in #Ubuntu Oneiric, Natty, Maverick and Lucid.

PHP 5.3.10 fixes critical remote code execution vulnerability

The vulnerability was introduced by the fix for a hash collision denial-of-service flaw

Proof-of-concept code that exploits this vulnerability has already been published online

Nathan Rennie-Waldock Personal Package Archives (PPA) is located at https://launchpad.net/~nathan-renniewaldock/+archive/ppa

Just run as root the following to use PHP 5.3.10

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nathan-renniewaldock/ppa
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get upgrade

Canonical should be a little bit ashamed to not deliver these security patches for the server edition! relying on individuals to provide the latest version of secure software is not promoting #Linux in enterprise.

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I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.

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