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Request #41286 Variant VT_ARRAY of VT_UI1
Submitted: 2007-05-04 17:12 UTC Modified: 2016-12-31 00:11 UTC
Votes:15
Avg. Score:4.4 ± 1.1
Reproduced:12 of 13 (92.3%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:7 (58.3%)
From: milman at gmx dot de Assigned:
Status: Open Package: COM related
PHP Version: 5.2.2 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-05-04 17:12 UTC] milman at gmx dot de
Description:
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for calling navigate2 you need to pass array of byte.
that is not possible.



Reproduce code:
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<?php

$ie = new COM("InternetExplorer.Application");

$ie->Visible = true;
$ie->Height    = 500 ;
$ie->Width     = 700 ;


$post = array (ord('p'),ord('='),ord('1')) ;
$v = new VARIANT($post, VT_ARRAY|VT_UI1); 

//postdata need to be array of byte

$ie->Navigate2("http://host/web/echo_request.php",0,'',$v) ;

?> 

Expected result:
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posting data to web-server

Actual result:
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com_exception

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 [2009-03-26 18:53 UTC] kaisellgren at gmail dot com
I am experiencing same problems.

$rng = new DOTNET("mscorlib", "System.Security.Cryptography.RNGCryptoServiceProvider");
$arr = array(0);
$v = new VARIANT($arr,VT_ARRAY | VT_UI1);
$rng->GetBytes($v);
unset($rng);

It throws an error: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'com_exception' with message 'Variant type conversion failed: Type mismatch.
 [2016-12-31 00:11 UTC] cmb@php.net
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: COM related
 [2017-02-13 23:46 UTC] muithimwema at gmail dot com
I am having the same error. See my post on Stack Overflow here http://stackoverflow.com/questions/42189245/how-to-pass-an-array-of-bytes-reference-to-a-com-object-method
 
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