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Bug #32969 ereg_replace can't handle certain char
Submitted: 2005-05-06 18:46 UTC Modified: 2005-05-06 22:59 UTC
From: oortm at gmx dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Regexps related
PHP Version: 4.3.9 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-05-06 18:46 UTC] oortm at gmx dot net
The ereg_replace-function can't handle a closing hook in a string as parameter. Try this to reproduce the bug:

$message = ereg_replace(":-)","<img src='../images/hi.gif'>",$message);

It chokes on the first parameter seeing a ')'. As the string is enclosed by quotes it shouldn't do this and parse on the string until the last quote is found.


Reproduce code:
$message = ereg_replace(":-)","<img src='../images/hi.gif'>",$message);

Expected result:
1. modified content of the string entitled 'message'
2. unmodifed content of the string entitled 'message'

Actual result:
script is exited


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 [2005-05-06 22:59 UTC]
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