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Bug #37045 Fix for #32936 affects valid http redirects
Submitted: 2006-04-11 20:43 UTC Modified: 2006-04-16 16:56 UTC
From: mberg at synacor dot com Assigned: iliaa (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 5.1.2, 4.4.2 OS: Red Hat Linux 7.2 (ish)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-04-11 20:43 UTC] mberg at synacor dot com
The original report was a vulnerability in redirects to FTP servers, since they don't perform URL escaping, but the fix effects HTTP and HTTPS as well.

This broke one valid redirection for us that we know about.

My fix was to wrap the calls to CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS in a conditional:

diff -u2 -r php-4.4.2.orig/ext/standard/http_fopen_wrapper.c php-4.4.2/ext/standard/http_fopen_wrapper.c
--- php-4.4.2.orig/ext/standard/http_fopen_wrapper.c    Sun Jan  1 08:46:57 2006
+++ php-4.4.2/ext/standard/http_fopen_wrapper.c Fri Apr  7 18:07:28 2006
@@ -503,7 +503,9 @@
 }      \
                        /* check for control characters in login, password & path */
-                       CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->user)
-                       CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->pass)
-                       CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->path)
+                       if (strncasecmp(resource->scheme, "http", sizeof("http")) && strncasecmp(resource->scheme, "https", sizeof("https"))) {
+                               CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->user)

+                               CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->pass)
+                               CHECK_FOR_CNTRL_CHARS(resource->path)
+                       }

                        stream = php_stream_url_wrap_http_ex(NULL, new_path, mode, options, opened_path, context, --redirect_max, 0 STREAMS_CC TSRMLS_CC);


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 [2006-04-12 14:45 UTC]
Ilia, your fix broke this?
 [2006-04-16 16:56 UTC]
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