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Drupal 8.9.19, 9.1.13, and 9.2.6 released with several security fixes

Drupal 8.9, 9.1, and 9.2 series receive security updates that fix CSRF and Access Bypass vulnerabilities in JSON:API, Media, and QuickEdit modules.

PHP 8.1 First Release Candidate is now out

PHP 8.1-RC1 is now out, and PHP 8.1 is now branched from the development branch.

Drupal security updates 7.82, 8.9.17, 9.1.11, and 9.2.2 released with `Archive_Tar` library updates

Drupal security updates 7.82, 8.9.17, 9.1.11, and 9.2.2 are released with the dependency `Archive_Tar` updated to 1.4.14, which fixes a symlink path traversal vulnerability.

PHP 8.1 reached Feature-Freeze

PHP 8.1 reached its feature-freeze today. No new RFCs will made for PHP 8.1, and maintainers will soon branch off PHP 8.1.

PHP 8.1 Alpha 1 Releases on June 10

The first PHP 8.1 development release, Alpha 1, releases on June 10, 2021.

PHP 8.1 Release Managers elected

The vote to select two additional Release Managers for PHP 8.1, along with Joe Watkins concluded today with Ben Ramsey and Patrick Allaert being Release Managers-elect.

Update to recent `git.php.net` incident

An update to recent the `git.php.net` compromise and attempt to place a backdoor.

`git.php.net` server compromised, move to GitHub, and delayed updates

`git.php.net`, the Git server that hosted PHP source code was hacked, and contained a RCE backdoor. PHP source is now moved to GitHub. Further, the upcoming PHP 8.0.4 and 7.4.17 are delayed by two weeks.

PHP 8.1 Release managers and release dates

PHP 8.1's release managers will be appointed soon, and PHP 8.1 GA release is currently scheduled for 25/Nov/2021
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