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Bug #70951 Segmentation fault on invalid WSDL cache
Submitted: 2015-11-20 22:57 UTC Modified: 2017-10-05 12:22 UTC
Avg. Score:4.8 ± 0.4
Reproduced:3 of 3 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (33.3%)
Same OS:2 (66.7%)
From: bostjan at teon dot si Assigned:
Status: Open Package: SOAP related
PHP Version: 5.6.15 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2015-11-20 22:57 UTC] bostjan at teon dot si
When instantiating SOAP client, if WSDL cache exists and is "inappropriate" (either corrupted, or sth similar), PHP crashes.

This was tested with:
- php 5.6.15 (remi's CentOS repos)
- php 5.6.13 (custom built)
- php 5.5.9 (ubuntu default)
- php 5.3.3 (centos 6 - I think it was originally created with this one)

Test script:
git clone
cd php-bug-soap-segfault

 * Essentialy what script does:
 * 1. runs the soap-client.php for the first time, to create wsdl cache file
 * 2. replaces OK cache file with corrupted one
 * 3. reruns soap-client.php which now segfaults
 * Content of soap-client.php:
 * ----------------------------------
 * <?php
 * ini_set('soap.wsdl_cache_enabled', true);
 * ini_set('soap.wsdl_cache_dir', __DIR__);
 * $soap = new SoapClient ("./services.wsdl");
 * echo "no segfault";
 * ?>
 * ----------------------------------

Expected result:
### Now the output will be 'no segfault':
no segfault

### Installing 'inappropriate' cache file...done.

### Now there will be segmentation fault:
no segfault

/* Essentially no segmentation fault. */

Actual result:
### Now the output will be 'no segfault':
no segfault

### Installing 'inappropriate' cache file...done.

### Now there will be segmentation fault:
./ line 23: 19892 Segmentation fault      php ./soap-client.php


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 [2015-11-20 23:19 UTC] bostjan at teon dot si
Additional info, just figured it out:
That wsdl cache file was left over when migration from 32bit to 64bit CentOS happened. It works on 32bit platforms.

In my opinion this should not produce a segmentation fault, but cache file should be invalidated+deleted and recreated. Thoughts?
 [2017-10-05 12:22 UTC]
I'm not able to reproduce the segfault on master.
 [2017-10-13 20:56 UTC] alvaroguimaraes at gmail dot com
I just had this.

We had invalid cache files because of a full disk incident before.

+1 on invalidate+delete behaviour suggested.

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