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Bug #50709 file_exists() triggers a warning when path contains file as dir and open_basedir
Submitted: 2010-01-09 18:03 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:34 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: framelio at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Safe Mode/open_basedir
PHP Version: 5.3.1 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2010-01-09 18:03 UTC] framelio at gmail dot com
I have PHP 5.3.1 installed ad apache module with apache version Apache/2.2.14.

I configured a virtual host with the directive:
php_admin_value open_basedir "/usr/share/pear:/home:/var/www/hosts:/tmp"

The script is into the path: /home/user/web/test.php
and there is a symbolik link from "/var/www/hosts/domain.tld" to "/home/user/web"

When I try to execute a file_exists on a path like this:


Where "test.php" is a FILE and not a DIRECTORY

On all the other cases, no errors.
The special condition is the symbolink link and the filename in the path (like it's a directory).

Reproduce code:
// Where "test.php" is a FILE and not a DIRECTORY, and domain.tld is a symbolink link to another directory.

Expected result:

Actual result:
Warning:  file_exists() [function.file-exists]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/var/www/hosts/domain.tld/test.php/testfile.file) is not within the allowed path(s): (/usr/share/pear:/home:/var/www/hosts:/tmp) in /home/user/web/test.php on line 1


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 [2010-04-24 04:16 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2010-04-24 04:16 UTC]
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