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Bug #52041 Memory leak when writing on uninitialized variable returned from function
Submitted: 2010-06-10 19:18 UTC Modified: 2010-06-15 10:25 UTC
From: Assigned: dmitry (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5.2, 5.3, Trunk OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2010-06-10 19:18 UTC]
See below.

Test script:

function foo() {
	return $x;

foo()->a = 1;

Expected result:
No memory leak.

Actual result:
Zend/zend_execute.c(723) :  Freeing 0x0A395E1C (20 bytes), script=../bug.php
=== Total 1 memory leaks detected ===


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 [2010-06-10 19:18 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -PHP Version: Irrelevant +PHP Version: 5.2, 5.3, Trunk -Assigned To: +Assigned To: dmitry
 [2010-06-10 19:19 UTC]
It is also reproducible with:
foo()[] = 1;
 [2010-06-15 10:22 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of dmitry
Log: Fixed bug #52041 (Memory leak when writing on uninitialized variable returned from function)
 [2010-06-15 10:25 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Closed
 [2010-06-15 10:25 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

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