How to check whether a PHP release is a Security Fix

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It is not immediately obvious whether or not the latest release of PHP is a Security Fix when you read the Change Log for any given release of PHP.

It is however possible to quickly check whether the release is a BUG FIX or a SECURITY FIX when you visit the Release Announcement page for any one release.

Example PHP announcement

But what about the next release, and the one after that?

Simply visit one of the above links and change the digits.

Example: change 7.2.16 to 7.2.17 and so on.

 

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