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Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#47855 new defect (bug)

PHPMailer::validateAddress() fails on PHP 7.3 with libpcre2 < 10.32

Reported by: yolabingo's profile yolabingo Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 5.2.2
Component: Mail Keywords: php73
Focuses: Cc:


Due to a bug in libpcre2 < 10.32-RC1,
this email regex validation fails in PHP 7.3 with PCRE_VERSION < 10.32.
One consequence of this is being unable to send a password reset link from the login page - the user sees the error
"The email could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() function."

A simple test script

PHP < 7.3 uses libpcre 8.x
PHP 7.3 uses libpcre2 10.x

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wp-email-validate-check.php (2.1 KB) - added by yolabingo 5 years ago.
simple script to test the

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Change History (3)

5 years ago

simple script to test the

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

  • Keywords php73 added

#2 @jrf
5 years ago

Sounds very similar to #33037 ?

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