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Bug #25583 Incorrect handling of absolute path without drive.
Submitted: 2003-09-18 04:05 UTC Modified: 2003-09-19 21:38 UTC
From: d dot stogov at turck dot spb dot eu Assigned: iliaa (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Directory function related
PHP Version: 4.3.3 OS: Windows
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-09-18 04:05 UTC] d dot stogov at turck dot spb dot eu
This BUG is Windows releated. PHP thinks what filepathes started form one slash are relative. The problem comes from IS_ABSOLUTE_PATH definw which is defined in file "TSRM/tsrm_virtual_cwd.h" line 64.

The original source is

#define IS_ABSOLUTE_PATH(path, len) \
  (len >= 2 && ((isalpha(path[0]) && path[1] == ':') || (IS_SLASH(path[0]) && IS_SLASH(path[1]))))

but I think it must be changed to

#define IS_ABSOLUTE_PATH(path, len) \
  ((len >= 2 && isalpha(path[0]) && path[1] == ':') || \
   (len >= 1 && IS_SLASH(path[0]) && IS_SLASH(path[1])))

I demonstrate the BUG of the glob() function, but it can occur in any place where IS_ABSOLUTE_PATH is used.

Reproduce code:
function remove_drive($file) {
  return substr($file,2);

if (substr(PHP_OS,0,3) == WIN) {
  $drive = substr(getcwd(),0,2);
  $a1 = glob("/*");
  $a2 = array_map("remove_drive",glob($drive."/*"));
  if ($a1==$a2) {
    echo "ok";
  } else {
    echo "fail";
} else {
  echo "ok";

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2003-09-19 21:38 UTC]
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