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Bug #8183 use of unitialized pointer in source code
Submitted: 2000-12-09 11:25 UTC Modified: 2000-12-09 15:07 UTC
From: dil at yandex-team dot ru Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Sybase (dblib) related
PHP Version: 4.0.3pl1 OS: any
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-12-09 11:25 UTC] dil at yandex-team dot ru
src file: ext/sybase/php_sybase_db.c line 257

*charset is declared, but not initalized.

In case sybase_conect() is called without the 4th argument (BTW dox describe only 3 args), charset gets random value and may cause incorrect database responses or memory protection fault (signal 11 on my FreeBSD).

Fix: replace declaration with
*charset=NULL

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 [2000-12-09 15:07 UTC] joey@php.net
This has been fixed in CVS, and will be in the 4.0.4 release.
Thank you for your report.
 
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