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Bug #47856 stristr() converts needle to lower-case
Submitted: 2009-04-01 03:38 UTC Modified: 2009-04-01 14:01 UTC
From: hk at truebridge dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 5.3CVS-2009-04-01 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-04-01 03:38 UTC] hk at truebridge dot com
stristr converts needle to lower-case

Problem occurs on XP SP3

This does not happen on PHP 5.2.8 on FreeBSD 7.1

Reproduce code:
$haystack = "HAYSTACK";
$needle = "NEEDLE";
stristr( $haystack,$needle);
echo $haystack; // --> HAYSTACK
echo $needle;	// --> needle

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2009-04-01 10:50 UTC]
This only happens with PHP_5_3 branch. Both HEAD and PHP_5_2 are not 
 [2009-04-01 14:01 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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