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Bug #9899 POST Upload corrupted with Content-type string
Submitted: 2001-03-21 09:32 UTC Modified: 2002-06-16 08:20 UTC
From: tkircht at ipodion dot at Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Misbehaving function
PHP Version: 3.0.17 OS: RedHat/Linux 2.2.16-22
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-03-21 09:32 UTC] tkircht at ipodion dot at
I am using PHP 3.0.18-1.6 on a RedHat system.I am using the following script to upload files to the server:

<FORM ENCTYPE="multipart/form-data" ACTION="process.php3" METHOD=POST>
        <INPUT TYPE="hidden" NAME="MAX_FILE_SIZE" VALUE="5000000">
        Name: </TD>
        <INPUT TYPE="Text" NAME=username SIZE="50">

And this for copying the file to the harddisk:
        <INPUT NAME="userfile" TYPE="file" SIZE="50">
printf ("Name: %s <br>\n",$username);
printf ("FileName: %s <br>\n",$userfile_name);
printf ("FileSize: %s Bytes<br>\n",$userfile_size);
printf ("FileType: %s <br>\n",$userfile_type);
if ( $userfile_size == 0 )
printf ("<p><strong>Achtung! Datei ist gr&ouml;&szlig;er als 5MB - Upload verweigert</strong></p>");
printf ("TmpFileName: %s <br>\n",$userfile);
printf ("Category: %s <br>\n",$category);
if ( ! file_exists($category)){
if (copy($userfile,$newfilename))
        printf("<p><strong>%s wurde erfolgreich empfangen und als <a href=%s>%s</a> abgelegt!</strong></p>",$userfile_name,$category,$newfilename);
        printf("<p><strong>%s konnte nicht als %s-%s abgelegt werden</strong></p>",$userfile_name,$category,$newfilename);
  <INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Abschicken">

The resulting files contain

[root@coimbra Studenten]# head -2 Technische_Physik/me.wav
Content-Type: audio/wav
[root@coimbra Studenten]#

as the first two lines, making them unusable for binary types.

the $userfile_type variable is empty.

This used to work fine with PHP 3.0.14.


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 [2002-06-16 08:20 UTC]
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