PHP 7.4.24: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

PHP Version
PHP 7.4
Release Date
Release Type
Security Update
Release Status
EOL, Use PHP 7.4.33
Branch Status

PHP 7.4 reached EOL on , and all releases of this version no longer receive security or bug fixes. Using PHP 7.4.24 is not recommended. PHP 7.4.33 is the latest version in the series.


Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 7.4.24 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone --depth 1 --branch php-7.4.24
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:7.4.24-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:7.4.24-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:7.4.24-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:7.4.24-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:7.4.24-fpm



  • Fixed bug #81302 (Stream position after stream filter removed).
  • Fixed bug #81346 (Non-seekable streams don't update position after write).
  • Fixed bug #73122 (Integer Overflow when concatenating strings).


  • Fixed bug #53580 (During resize gdImageCopyResampled cause colors change).


  • Fixed bug #81353 (segfault with preloading and statically bound closure).


  • Fixed bug #81407 (shmop_open won't attach and causes php to crash).


  • Fixed bug #71542 (disk_total_space does not work with relative paths).
  • Fixed bug #81400 (Unterminated string in dns_get_record() results).


  • Fixed bug #78819 (Heap Overflow in msg_send).


  • Fixed bug #81351 (xml_parse may fail, but has no error code).


Commit List

Alexey Zamorov

  • Avoid dangling pointer in curl header.str in 8c292a2f9d

Christoph M. Becker

Derick Rethans

Nikita Popov

Stanislav Malyshev

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