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Bug #44216 strftime segfaults on large negative value
Submitted: 2008-02-22 16:25 UTC Modified: 2008-02-22 17:49 UTC
From: j dot vdkamp at connectux dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Reproducible crash
PHP Version: 5.2.5 OS: Linux 64bit
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2008-02-22 16:25 UTC] j dot vdkamp at connectux dot com
The following php code crashes on 64bit systems:

php -r 'print strftime("%c", -6847808401);'

The format string is of no importance, only the large negative value is.

Reproduce code:
print strftime("%c", -6847808401);

Expected result:
Sun Dec 31 22:59:59 1752

Actual result:
Segmentation fault


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 [2008-02-22 17:49 UTC]
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