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In case you missed it...the week of April 25th, 2005

by: Elizabeth Naramore
April 26, 2005

Let's see what we have for the past week:

Two new not-so-critical security advisories released from Secunia

If you're using PHP Labs' proFile software or CityPost's Simple PHP Upload software, you need to pay attention. Advisories from show less-critical exploits; and while no patch is available for either vendor yet, you can edit your own source code to prevent the cross-scripting attacks. More info is available at and

MySQL 5.0.4 (beta) released

Numerous bug fixes and added features await you at You can read about the details by going to

MySQL Users Conference wrapped up with a bow

Couldn't afford to fly to Santa Clara last week? Don't worry about it! You can get the nutshell version, and see a fabulous picture of their 10th anniversary cake by reading Daniel Steinberg's report at Or if you'd prefer to read about various individuals' escapades during the conference, a veritable blogfest is available at Geez, it's almost as good as being there.

XOOPS 2.0.10 released

The newest stable release of XOOPS is ready and waiting for you to download (or upgrade if you are already a XOOPSer). You can download and read more about the security features and "core module" changes at

CVS issues a security update in stable 1.11.20 & feature 1.12.12

This update fixes CAN-2005-0753 and other potentially exploitable bugs, and if you are currently using this, you are encouraged to update. Downloads are available at's perturbed at the "architects of PHP"

A recent blog post on cautions Zend about their choice of words in a recent press release. (Should we tell them that a Google of "architects of php" on the Zend site itself produces 52 results?). If you've got strong opinions about it, let the world know at

Better hurry if you want to tan while you learn PHP

Now that's multi-tasking! php|architect announced they would only be taking registrations for php|tropics until May 1, so if you plan on going, you'd better register soon. Details can be found at

See you next week with more news and tidbits from the PHP world!

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