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Bug #2719 Syslog functions permanently change tident and facility
Submitted: 1999-11-13 12:24 UTC Modified: 2002-06-16 09:01 UTC
From: giannici at neomedia dot it Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Other
PHP Version: 3.0.12 OS: OpenBSD 2.5 i386
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [1999-11-13 12:24 UTC] giannici at neomedia dot it
If PHP is run as an Apache module, and a script use the openlog() function, it changes the "ident" and "facility" of the current thread.

So, if Apache uses syslog to log its errors (ErrorLog syslog), all subsequent errors are sent to the facility set by the previous PHP script. Moreover, it is possible that the "ident" parameter points to a memory location now freed, so garbage apperas into the logs!

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 [2002-06-16 09:01 UTC] sander@php.net
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