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Opened 7 weeks ago

Last modified 2 weeks ago

#48904 new defect (bug)

Heads up: Facebook oEmbeds not working but only with curl 7.67.0

Reported by: archon810 Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Embeds Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:
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Description

Not sure what the WP team wants to do with this bug since it's not in WP core but in curl installed on the system, but there's a bug in the latest curl (7.67.0) which breaks Facebook oEmbeds because of an SSL issue.

See https://github.com/curl/curl/pull/4623#issuecomment-562620880 for more info. It should be fixed in the upcoming release of curl 7.68.0.

Took us a while to figure out why they stopped working - the error we finally dug up was:

failed curl response: code: http_request_failed message: cURL error 56: OpenSSL SSL_read: Success

Since we already figured out the case, I'm mostly making this ticket to help anyone who has or will run into the same issue in the near future.

Change History (1)

#1 @archon810
2 weeks ago

curl 7.68 is out and fixes the issue.

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