PHP 5.6.16 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.16. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.16 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.





  • php-5.6.16.tar.bz2 (sig) [13,737Kb] 26 Nov 2015 765b164b89af1f03ae2fdf39a4e4e1df 4fe6f40964c1bfaba05fc144ba20a2cdad33e11685f4f101ea5a48b98bbcd2ae
  • php-5.6.16.tar.gz (sig) [17,890Kb] 26 Nov 2015 dc3c848000a80b805c1393abe39341fa b6618df6b11a275fa28596f1775727679f8492e100f3bd488d8a8bfbfc19349f
  • php-5.6.16.tar.xz (sig) [11,302Kb] 26 Nov 2015 3f1d999ed1f9cb5713c9a0161c557f2f 8ef43271d9bd8cc8f8d407d3ba569de9fa14a28985ae97c76085bb50d597de98


Download source code [23.96MB]

VC11 x86 Non Thread Safe (2015-Nov-26 04:33:58)

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VC11 x86 Thread Safe (2015-Nov-26 04:33:55)

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VC11 x64 Non Thread Safe (2015-Nov-26 04:33:53)

Note: x64 builds are currently experimental

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VC11 x64 Thread Safe (2015-Nov-26 04:33:59)

Note: x64 builds are currently experimental

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  • Core:



  • Fixed bug #70828 (php-fpm 5.6 with opcache crashes when referencing a non-existent constant).



  • Fixed bug #70748 (Segfault in ini_lex () at Zend/zend_ini_scanner.l).




  • Mysqlnd:




  • Fixed bug #68344 (MySQLi does not provide way to disable peer certificate validation) by introducing MYSQLI_CLIENT_SSL_DONT_VERIFY_SERVER_CERT connection flag.




  • OCI8:




  • Fixed bug #68298 (OCI int overflow).




  • PDO_DBlib:




  • Fixed bug #69757 (Segmentation fault on nextRowset).




  • SOAP:




  • Fixed bug #70875 (Segmentation fault if wsdl has no targetNamespace attribute).




  • SPL:




  • Fixed bug #70852 (Segfault getting NULL offset of an ArrayObject).



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