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Bug #8884 gethostbyaddr returns a 15 chars string IP when an error occurs
Submitted: 2001-01-24 09:07 UTC Modified: 2001-03-16 16:38 UTC
From: almico at almico dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Network related
PHP Version: 4.0.4pl1 OS: Linux RedHat 7.0
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-01-24 09:07 UTC] almico at almico dot com
gethostbyaddr returns the original IP when an error occurs, but this string is always 15 chars long. This means that if the original IP was shorter than that, garbage will appear at the end of the line. I've temporarily fixed it by passing an IP with 15 blanks added to its end.

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 [2001-01-24 19:24 UTC] sniper@php.net
I can't reproduce this. Could you please include an example script which
demonstrates this behaviour? And maybe try the latest CVS snapshot
from http://snaps.php.net/  too??

--Jani

 [2001-03-16 16:38 UTC] sniper@php.net
Works for me (4.0.5-dev) and no feedback.

--Jani

 
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