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Bug #16356 file() on URL may leave open socket
Submitted: 2002-03-29 20:44 UTC Modified: 2002-07-02 17:14 UTC
Votes:1
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: belg4mit at mit dot edu Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 4.1.2 OS: Linux 2.4.18
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2002-03-29 20:44 UTC] belg4mit at mit dot edu
Occasionally a file("http://foobar.com") will timeout.
Subsequenetly an open socket to foobar.com in CLOSE_WAIT may persist.

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 [2002-06-25 05:45 UTC] filippo at zirak dot it
it the same bug:
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=17964

when a connection is not closed from server side (e.g. timeout, but it can be a ftp (without "bye") or other protocols closed with fclose and not by server itself)
it leads to a CLOSE_WAIT state (for indefinite time on server side!!!).

	Filippo
 [2002-07-02 17:14 UTC] sterling@php.net
CLOSE_WAIT is appropriate.
 [2002-07-02 19:28 UTC] belg4mit at mit dot edu
It is appropriate for PHP to not clean up after itself and
waste kernel resources? PHP should close the socket itself
once the socket is put in a CLOSE_WAIT state, such as when
a timeout occurs.
 
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