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Bug #81521 XMLReader::getParserProperty may throw with a valid property
Submitted: 2021-10-12 14:20 UTC Modified: 2021-10-12 14:33 UTC
From: fabien dot villepinte at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: XML Reader
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2021-10-12 14:20 UTC] fabien dot villepinte at gmail dot com
XMLReader::getParserProperty() throws ValueError when the instance is empty, while it should return false.

Test script:
$reader = new XMLReader();

Expected result:

Actual result:
Fatal error: Uncaught ValueError: XMLReader::getParserProperty(): Argument #1 ($property) must be a valid parser property in ...


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 [2021-10-12 14:33 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Verified
 [2021-10-12 14:33 UTC]
I believe throwing here is correct, it's just the message that is wrong. This doesn't fail because the property is invalid, but because the object hasn't been initialized yet. At that time, setParserProperty/getParserProperty cannot be meaningfully used.
 [2021-10-12 14:44 UTC]
Automatic comment on behalf of nikic
Log: Fix bug #81521
 [2021-10-12 14:44 UTC]
-Status: Verified +Status: Closed
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