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Phalcon 3.0.3 released and Merry Christmas


The Phalcon Team wishes all of our friends, contributors, developers and users of the framework a Merry Christmas!. We hope that the new year will bring health and happiness to you and your loved ones!

As a small gift for this holiday/celebration, we are releasing Phalcon 3.0.3 [LTS].

This release concentrated on addressing a number of bugs, making the framework a bit better than before for all of us :)

A big thank you to all of our contributors and the community!!

The release tag can be found here: 3.0.3


  • Fixed implementation of Iterator interface in a Phalcon\Forms\Form that could cause a run-time warning
  • Fixed Phalcon\Cache\Backend\Redis::get, Phalcon\Cache\Frontend\Data::afterRetrieve to allow get empty strings from the Redis database #12437
  • Fixed Phalcon\Cache\Backend\Redis::exists to correct check if cache key exists for empty value in the Redis database #12434
  • Fixed Phalcon\Security::checkToken to prevent possible timing attack #12418
  • Fixed Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Resultset\Simple to save snapshot when caching
  • Fixed Phalcon\Http\Request::getHeaders to handle auth headers correctly #12480
  • Fixed Phalcon\Http\Request::getMethod to handle X-HTTP-Method-Override header correctly #12478
  • Fixed Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Criteria::limit and Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Query\Builder::limit to work with limit and offset properly #12419
  • Fixed Phalcon\Forms\Form to correct form validation and set messages for elements #12465, #11500, #11135, #3167, #12395
  • Fixed Phalcon\Cache\Backend\Libmemcached::queryKeys to correct query the existing cached keys #11024
  • Fixed building extension for ImageMagick 7 mkoppanen/imagick#180
  • Fixed Phalcon\Cache\Backend\Redis::save to allow save data termlessly #12327


Phalcon 3.0.3 can be installed from the master branch, if you don't have Zephir installed follow these instructions:

git clone
cd cphalcon/build
sudo ./install

Note that running the installation script will replace any version of Phalcon installed before.

Windows DLLs are available in the download page.

We encourage existing Phalcon 3 users to update to this maintenance version.

<3 Phalcon Team