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[Important] Bypass email validation - peter - 11-25-2018


If i simply use this code to check an email in CI :

PHP Code:

I just to need to send a form with this input :


and I can bypass email validation....

The solution is to fix valid_email from Form_validation.php and add :

PHP Code:
$email filter_var($emailFILTER_SANITIZE_EMAIL); 

You should fix it in CI 3.2 !

RE: [Important] Bypass email validation - jreklund - 11-25-2018

It's correctly validating it according to RFC 822. It dosen't care about XSS, due to the fact that's an valid email address.

Also, ALL security concerns should be sent to: