[php-maint] Fwd: Bug#521198: php5-suhosin nulls mysql update parameters and allows update to continue

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Tue Apr 7 18:35:25 UTC 2009

hi jan,

On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 07:48:38PM +0200, Jan Wagner wrote:
> Guessing from the bugreport, I think the cause for the "dataloss" was, that 
> suhosin blocked the execution of the script, cause the values are to 
> much/large, which can be adjusted via ini settings. Not checking, if the 
> values have reasonable content, is not a problem of suhosin, but of the 
> application. There are many other scenarios (unrelated to suhosin) which can 
> cause empty values.

from what i read suhosin saw that the update was too large and it null'd
the fields, and then happily continued.  i can sympathize with the reporter
that this is "less than ideal".

is there any option to make suhosin throw a fatal error instead of nulling
the values?

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