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Bug #51205 Fatal error: com_exception: The parameter is incorrect
Submitted: 2010-03-04 22:31 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:34 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: zelnaga at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: COM related
PHP Version: 5.3.1 OS: Windows XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2010-03-04 22:31 UTC] zelnaga at gmail dot com

I need to use RNGCryptoServiceProvider in PHP.

I have tried:

$rng = new DOTNET("mscorlib",
$arr = array(0);
$v = new VARIANT($arr,VT_ARRAY);

The component loads fine.

But I got this error: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'com_exception'
with message 'Error [0x80070057] The parameter is incorrect.

Any ideas?


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 [2010-03-15 15:27 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2010-03-15 15:27 UTC]
In what line does this happen?
 [2010-03-26 18:47 UTC] zelnaga at gmail dot com
-Status: Feedback +Status: Open
 [2010-03-26 18:47 UTC] zelnaga at gmail dot com
the $rng->GetBytes($v); line.
 [2010-04-12 02:20 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2010-04-12 02:20 UTC]
You cannot use VT_ARRAY as the only type sent to VARIANT's ctor. VT_ARRAY is a flag that needs to be OR'd with another type, e.g.:

$variant = new VARIANT($..., VT_UI1 | VT_ARRAY);
 [2010-06-24 10:57 UTC] T-K-N at gmail dot com
I too was using DOTNET when I got this error.

After trying the suggested solution using this code:
$arr = array(1);
$var = new VARIANT($arr, VT_UI1|VT_ARRAY);

I got this error:
Variant type conversion failed: Type mismatch.
 [2013-02-18 00:34 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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