PHP 5.3.6 fixes security issues..!!

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PHP 5.3.6 focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 60 bug fixes, some of which are security related.

Security enhancements and fixes

    * Enforce security in the fastcgi protocol parsing with fpm SAPI.
    * Fixed bug #54247 (format-string vulnerability on Phar).
    * Fixed bug #54193 (Integer overflow in shmop_read()).
    * Fixed bug #54055 (buffer overrun with high values for precision ini setting).
    * Fixed bug #54002 (crash on crafted tag in exif).
    * Fixed bug #53885 (ZipArchive segfault with FL_UNCHANGED on empty archive).

Key enhancements

    * Upgraded bundled Sqlite3 to version 3.7.4.
    * Upgraded bundled PCRE to version 8.11.
    * Added ability to connect to HTTPS sites through proxy with basic authentication using stream_context/http/header/Proxy-Authorization.
    * Added options to debug backtrace functions.
    * Changed default value of ini directive serialize_precision from 100 to 17.
    * Fixed Bug #53971 (isset() and empty() produce apparently spurious runtime error).
    * Fixed Bug #53958 (Closures can't 'use' shared variables by value and by reference).
    * Fixed bug #53577 (Regression introduced in 5.3.4 in open_basedir with a trailing forward slash).
    * Over 60 other bug fixes.


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