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Security Vulnerability Announcement: HTML_QuickForm

A vulnerability in the HTML_QuickForm package has been found which potentially allows remote code execution. A new release of the package is available which fixes this issue. One is strongly encouraged to upgrade to it by using: $ pear upgrade … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Karmic Ships with PEAR-Affecting Issues

Be aware that the initial release of Ubuntu Karmic contains a bug that affects PHP and PEAR, whose fix came a tad too late to make the initial release.  The bug is fixed, and will be included in upcoming updates … Continue reading

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PEAR Website Outage

The PEAR website is currently unavailable due to network issues where the server is located. The hosting provider is working to restore service. In the meantime, the best alternative for PEAR installer usage is to point your “preferred_mirror” to one … Continue reading

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