The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.27. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

This release marks the end of the two years active support period for the 7.0 branch. The further releases of the 7.0 branch will be issued on demand and contain only critical security relevant bug fixes. The security support is provided till December 3rd, 2018. It is a good time to plan the migration to PHP 7.1 or 7.2.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.27 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.