PHP 7.3.14: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

PHP Version
PHP 7.3
Release Date
Release Type
Security Update
Release Status
EOL, Use PHP 7.3.33
Branch Status

PHP 7.3 reached EOL on , and all releases of this version no longer receive security or bug fixes. Using PHP 7.3.14 is not recommended. PHP 7.3.33 is the latest version in the series.


Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 7.3.14 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone --depth 1 --branch php-7.3.14
How to compile PHP
PHP can be compiled by setting up the dependencies, building the configure script (./buildconf), configuring the build ./configure, and running make.
Detailed articles on how to compile PHP are available for Ubuntu/Debian based systems and Fedora/RHEL based systems.

Windows binaries

Non-Thread Safe Builds
Non-Thread Safe (NTS) builds are single-threaded PHP builds. They can be used on web servers that integrate PHP over FastCGI protocol, such as Nginx, Caddy, and IIS.
Thread-Safe Builds
Thread-Safe (TS) builds are multi-thread PHP builds, often used to integrate PHP as a Server API for multithreaded servers. The most common use case is using PHP as an Apache module.

Docker/Podman Containers

PHP CLI Containers images only include the PHP CLI, and no FPM or Apache modules. The Alpine builds are lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds. Albeit their larger size, the Debian-based (without the "-alpine" suffix) images are more complete, and widely used.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:7.3.14-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:7.3.14-cli
PHP CLI + Web Server Integration
These container images include PHP CLI, and a web server integration. FPM container images can be integrated with web servers such as Nginx, Caddy, and Apache with Event MPM. The Apache container images include Apache web server, integrating PHP as an Apache module.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:7.3.14-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:7.3.14-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:7.3.14-fpm



  • Fixed bug #78999 (Cycle leak when using function result as temporary).


  • Fixed bug #79033 (Curl timeout error with specific url and post).


  • Fixed bug #79015 (undefined-behavior in php_date.c).


  • Fixed bug #78808 ([LMDB] MDB_MAP_FULL: Environment mapsize limit reached).


  • Fixed bug #74170 (locale information change after mime_content_type).


  • Fixed bug #78923 (Artifacts when convoluting image with transparency).
  • Fixed bug #79067 (gdTransformAffineCopy() may use unitialized values).
  • Fixed bug #79068 (gdTransformAffineCopy() changes interpolation method).


  • Fixed bug #79029 (Use After Free's in XMLReader / XMLWriter).



  • Fixed bug #79040 (Warning Opcode handlers are unusable due to ASLR).


  • Fixed bug #78402 (Converting null to string in error message is bad DX).


  • Fixed bug #78983 (pdo_pgsql config.w32 cannot find libpq-fe.h).
  • Fixed bug #78980 (pgsqlGetNotify() overlooks dead connection).
  • Fixed bug #78982 (pdo_pgsql returns dead persistent connection).


  • Fixed bug #79091 (heap use-after-free in session_create_id()).


  • Fixed bug #78538 (shmop memory leak).


  • Fixed bug #79099 (OOB read in php_strip_tags_ex). (CVE-2020-7059).
  • Fixed bug #54298 (Using empty additional_headers adding extraneous CRLF).

Commit List

Christoph M. Becker

Dmitry Stogov

  • Fixed bug #78999 (Cycle leak when using function result as temporary) in eb846939b1

Nikita Popov

Remi Collet

SATO Kentaro

Sergei Turchanov

Stanislav Malyshev

Tyson Andre

  • Fix print_r return types in opcache in c8e9aa854c


Xinchen Hui

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