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Bug #72509 exec commands fail sporadically since 7.0.6
Submitted: 2016-06-28 09:09 UTC Modified: 2021-03-28 04:22 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 0.8
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (50.0%)
Same OS:1 (50.0%)
From: alexei dot rodriguez82 at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: Program Execution
PHP Version: 7.0.8 OS: Debian Jessie
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-06-28 09:09 UTC] alexei dot rodriguez82 at gmail dot com
Since upgrading to 7.0.6, exec() commands started failing, silently and sporadically. It happens for hours at a time, then stops. It has only affected our three most busy servers. Perhaps a file handle leak or similar?

This had never happened previously in 5 months of PHP7. It has never happened again since reverting to 7.0.5.

I'm sorry I can't be more helpful, because we had to revert quickly. I'd like to see if anyone else has experienced this. Something changed with 7.0.6. See another bug which shows a leak of committed memory since 7.0.6:


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 [2021-03-16 11:38 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-03-16 11:38 UTC]
Is this still an issue for you with any of the actively supported
PHP versions[1]?

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 [2021-03-28 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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