Upcoming PHP 5.3 Beefs up SecurityOct 08, 2008, 20:31 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carl Jongsma)
[ Thanks to Frank Lopez for this link. ]
"Probably the simplest and most effective change that will come with PHP 5.3 is a modification to the way that $_REQUEST superglobal variables are handled. After several years of known vulnerability, it seems that the PHP developers are finally addressing one of the most risky elements of the scripting language."