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Bug #26548 Malformed HTTP dates in headers
Submitted: 2003-12-07 09:04 UTC Modified: 2003-12-07 09:26 UTC
From: phpnet at shredzone dot de Assigned: derick
Status: Closed Package: Output Control
PHP Version: 4.3.3 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2003-12-07 09:04 UTC] phpnet at shredzone dot de
If PHP generates headers containing a date, some of these dates are not RFC 2616 (Sect. 3.3.1) / RFC 1123 compliant.

The RFCs require the day, hour, minute and second to have 2 digits (i.e. having leading zeros). PHP misses the leading zero for the day, though.

Note that due to the nature of the bug, it is only reproducable in the first 9 days of a month. :)

Reproduce code:

Expected result:
Expires: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 16:57:31 GMT
Cache-Control: public, max-age=10800
Last-Modified: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 13:57:28 GMT

Actual result:
Expires: Sun, 7 Dec 2003 16:57:31 GMT
Cache-Control: public, max-age=10800
Last-Modified: Sun, 7 Dec 2003 13:57:28 GMT


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 [2003-12-07 09:11 UTC]
I'll check the RFC and fix the bug if there is one ...
 [2003-12-07 09:26 UTC]
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