How to upgrade PHP on Apache 2.2 for JIRA 4.3.4 running on Windows Platform

I ran a vulnerability scan on our server running JIRA 4.3.4 and receive the following finding:

Synopsis: The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by

multiple vulnerabilities.

Plugin Output

Version source : Server: Apache/2.2.21 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.21 OpenSSL/1.0.0e PHP/5.3.8 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1

Installed version : 5.3.8

Fixed version : 5.3.27

Our version of XAMPP is 1.7.7. I would like to find out if JIRA 4.3.4 supports the latest version of XAMPP (1.8.3) and what will be the appropriate procedures to perform the upgrade.

Thanks,


Eric

1 answer

Hi Eric,

You can manually upgrade the php version using the instruction available here for XAMPP. My advice would be not to break the package of XAMPP instead update it as whole package.

The JIRA's latest version was tested in the Xampp (1.8.2) and WIN 7 (64bit). It works without any issue during the time of testing. The major changelog between Xampp (1.8.2) and Xampp (1.8.3) is the PHP version and it shouldn't affect the JIRA installation.

For the upgrading process, you can download and place the latest XAMPP in separate folder than the current ones and perform all the basic setup including enabling the proxy module, adding virtual host and other steps mentioned here to intergrate JIRA with Apache. Once all the setup is completed, you can shutdown the old XAMPP instance and start the new XAMPP instance. If all the setup was done correctly, then the JIRA will be successfully linked to the new XAMPP instance.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira

Mission-critical battery manufacturer fulfills FAA software requirements with Commit Policy Plugin

EaglePicher Technologies is a leading manufacturer of battery systems for diverse industries like defense, aviation, space or medical. As they operate in highly regulated industries, keeping a clear ...

168 views 0 2
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you