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Bug #29908 explode() corrupts utf8 data
Submitted: 2004-08-31 10:53 UTC Modified: 2005-03-20 18:04 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.2
Reproduced:5 of 6 (83.3%)
Same Version:1 (20.0%)
Same OS:2 (40.0%)
From: sven dot burmeister at gmx dot net Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 5.0.1 OS: linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-08-31 10:53 UTC] sven dot burmeister at gmx dot net
utf8 encoded page, send <input type=text name=foo, if you input ferienh?user and use array = explode(" ",$_REQUEST["foo"]) on that variable you get an array with echo $array[0] displayed in the browser source as ferienh??user instead of ferienhÀuser.

echo $_REQUEST["foo"]; displays correctly

Same happens if string submitted is "ferienh?user region" so it is not due to the lack of a space in the string.

using php5 compiled with latest apache and mysql-support on suse linux 9.0.

Reproduce code:
<input type=text name=foo value=''>
if($_REQUEST["foo"] != ""){$array = explode(" ",$foo)}

Expected result:
in_array("ferienh?user",$array) == true;

Actual result:
As described above in_array does not find the keyword and all browsers do not display $array[0] correctly, although they do for $_REQUEST["foo"]

Reason, string gets corrupted.


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 [2005-03-07 20:56 UTC]
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