PHP 8.0.5: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

PHP Version
PHP 8.0
Release Date
Release Type
Bug Fix Release
Release Status
EOL, Use PHP 8.0.30
Branch Status

PHP 8.0 reached EOL on , and all releases of this version no longer receive security or bug fixes. Using PHP 8.0.5 is not recommended. PHP 8.0.30 is the latest version in the series.


Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 8.0.5 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone --depth 1 --branch php-8.0.5
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:8.0.5-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:8.0.5-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:8.0.5-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:8.0.5-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:8.0.5-fpm



  • Changed PowerPC CPU registers used by Zend VM to work around GCC bug. Old registers (r28/r29) might be clobbered by _restgpr routine used for return from C function compiled with -Os.


  • Fixed bug #66783 (UAF when appending DOMDocument to element).


  • Fixed bug #80847 (CData structs with fields of type struct can't be passed as C function argument).


  • Fixed bug #80024 (Duplication of info about inherited socket after pool removing).


  • Fixed bug #80880 (SSL_read on shutdown, ftp/proc_open).


  • Fixed bug #80710 (imap_mail_compose() header injection).


  • Fixed bug #73533 (Invalid memory access in php_libxml_xmlCheckUTF8).


  • Fixed bug #80839 (PHP problem with JIT).
  • Fixed bug #80861 (erronous array key overflow in 2D array with JIT).


  • Fixed bug #79812 (Potential integer overflow in pcntl_exec()).


  • Fixed bug #80783 (PDO ODBC truncates BLOB records at every 256th byte).


  • Fixed bug #80892 (PDO::PARAM_INT is treated the same as PDO::PARAM_STR).


  • Fixed bug #80889 (Cannot set save handler when save_handler is invalid).


  • Fixed bug #69668 (SOAP special XML characters in namespace URIs not encoded).


  • Fixed bug #80915 (Taking a reference to $_SERVER hides its values from phpinfo()).
  • Fixed bug #80914 ('getdir' accidentally defined as an alias of 'dir').
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