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Bug #24729 $obj = new $className; causes crash when $className is not set
Submitted: 2003-07-20 14:58 UTC Modified: 2003-07-20 15:46 UTC
From: proton at fangen dot net Assigned: helly (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5CVS-2003-07-20 (dev) OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-07-20 14:58 UTC] proton at fangen dot net
Apache 2.0 / PHP 5-cvs crashes on Windows XP when trying to execute the following code if $className is not defined before it is used:

Reproduce code:
$c = new $className('whatever');

Expected result:
Fatal Error: Class '' was not found, or something like that


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 [2003-07-20 15:46 UTC]
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