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upgradephp: add contributed safe_serialize()/safe_unserialize() functions #1900

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Written in PHP, these compatibility functions differ from the built-ins in one respect: they don't serialize/unserialize objects.

We currently sign and apply a blacklist on cookies, so this doesn't add any security value there.

But PhpSecInfo has a test that unserializes content from


(In [3460]) fixes #1900 - use safe_unserialize() for third-party content; for signed cookies, replace serialize/unserialize with more compact, json_encode()/json_decode()

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(In [3507]) Fixing broken tracking, json_decode returning objects but code is using the data as array Refs #1900


(In [3508]) refs #1900, fixes #1911

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