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Bug #17729 HTTP_POST_FILES contains 1 bogus entry
Submitted: 2002-06-12 10:46 UTC Modified: 2002-09-11 11:18 UTC
From: ivo at ibuildings dot nl Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: HTTP related
PHP Version: 4.2.1 OS: Redhat Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2002-06-12 10:46 UTC] ivo at ibuildings dot nl
I have a form with an <input type="file"> element. 

If I use Internet Explorer 5.5 to save the form, but *don't* upload a file, there's still an entry in $HTTP_POST_VARS (with empty name, but with a valid mimetype (octet-stream)).

This entry should not be there. If I use Mozilla to do the same, it works ok, and $HTTP_POST_FILES is an empty array.

You would say this is a browser bug. However, with PHP 4.0.6, we didn't have this problem.

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 [2002-06-12 10:47 UTC] ivo at ibuildings dot nl
Where I said 'HTTP_POST_VARS' in the bug report, I meant ofcourse 'HTTP_POST_FILES'.

Greetings,
Ivo
 [2002-06-12 10:49 UTC] sniper@php.net
Please try latest non-stable snapshot from http://snaps.php.net as there were some fixes related to this..

 [2002-09-11 11:18 UTC] sniper@php.net
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