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Bug #76741 oci_bind_by_name memory allocation issue
Submitted: 2018-08-14 09:58 UTC Modified: 2018-11-18 22:33 UTC
From: dmitry dot matora at gmail dot com Assigned: sixd (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: OCI8 related
PHP Version: 7.0.31 OS: Debian
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2018-08-14 09:58 UTC] dmitry dot matora at gmail dot com
looks like oci_bind_by_name has some memory allocation issue

when clave == '';
running oci_bind_by_name($stid, ":password", strtoupper($clave))
produces 'Only variables should be passed by reference' which is expected, but then all empty strings are string(6) "\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00" instead of string(0) ""
substr("", 0, 0) still produces string(0) "" though

Test script:
$clave = '';
oci_bind_by_name($stid, ":password", strtoupper($clave))
$test = ''; var_dump($test);
will produce string(6) "\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00";

Expected result:
I expect 
$test = ''; var_dump($test);
to produce string(0) ""

Actual result:
after reaching clave=""; oci_bind_by_name($stid, ":password", strtoupper($clave))

$test = ''; var_dump($test);
produces string(6) "\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00"


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 [2018-08-19 17:25 UTC]
-Package: FPM related +Package: OCI8 related
 [2018-08-19 17:25 UTC]
it doesn't seem to be fpm related...
 [2018-08-20 03:48 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: sixd
 [2018-08-20 03:48 UTC]
Can you give a runnable testcase and any CREATE TABLE and INSERT statements required?
 [2018-11-18 22:33 UTC]
-Status: Feedback +Status: No Feedback
 [2018-11-18 22:33 UTC]
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