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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#9380 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

xmlrpc.php may give timeout error

Reported by: foks Owned by: josephscott
Milestone: 2.7.2 Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 2.7.1
Component: XML-RPC Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

xmlrpc.php?rsd will give a timeout error if CURL is enabled on the server and the server doesn't listen on port 443.

The function url_is_accessable_via_ssl in includes/functions.php check if SSL is supported by trying to connect to the server on port 443. Timeout limit is not specificed so if the server doesn't answer (and doesn't deny the request) you get a php timeout.

I have solved this on my own installation by adding this row in the function:
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, 5);

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wp-includes--functions.php.diff (502 bytes) - added by josephscott 10 years ago.

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Change History (6)

#1 @josephscott
10 years ago

Nice catch. I've added a basic patch to wp-includes/functions.php with adds your change.

#2 @josephscott
10 years ago

  • Cc joseph@… added
  • Keywords has-patch added

#3 @josephscott
10 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Unassigned to 2.7.2

#4 @westi
10 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [10830]) Set a short timeout for the SSL discovery support so that we don't block requests until the attempt timesout. Fixes #9380 for trunk

#5 @westi
10 years ago

(In [10831]) Set a short timeout for the SSL discovery support so that we don't block requests until the attempt timesout. Fixes #9380 for 2.7.2 props josephscott

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