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Bug #58822 php segfaults when trying to use gnupg with the latest version of gpgme (1.2.0)
Submitted: 2009-08-21 16:14 UTC Modified: 2010-07-20 14:51 UTC
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Status: Closed Package: gnupg (PECL)
PHP Version: 5.2.10 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-08-21 16:14 UTC]
gnupg compiled against gpgme-1.2.0 installs fine but when trying to initialize a new gnupg object, the interpreter segfaults.

The extension compiled with gpgme-1.1.8 works fine.

Thanks for the support.

Reproduce code:
<?php echo get_class(new gnupg()); ?>

Expected result:

Actual result:
segmentation fault


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 [2009-08-22 05:56 UTC] massimiliano dot torromeo at gmail dot com
After a little research I found that the fix is easy.
gpgme_new() will fail if you don't call gpgme_check_version() before.

See the following patch:

--- ../gnupg-1.3.1/gnupg.c      2007-05-04 15:23:41.000000000 +0200
+++ gnupg.c     2009-08-22 11:48:37.417962545 +0200
@@ -136,6 +136,7 @@
 static void gnupg_res_init(gnupg_object *intern TSRMLS_DC){
        /* init the gpgme-lib and set the default values */
        gpgme_ctx_t     ctx;
+       gpgme_check_version                             (0);
        gpgme_new                                       (&ctx);
        gpgme_set_armor                         (ctx,1);
        intern->ctx                             =       ctx;
 [2010-01-13 23:20 UTC] pclus at mailinator dot com
Suggested fix works on issue, with pecl version (1.3.1)

php 5.2.12
libgpgme11 1.2.0

Tip for anyone using pecl and finding this bug report, make the change to the source code in the pear download directory (mine was /tmp/pear/download) and then run pear install gnupg-1.3.1.tgz

PS. Line number is 139
 [2010-07-20 14:51 UTC] pierre dot php at gmail dot com
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

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