[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #51399: Update sodium_compat to v1.13.x

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#51399: Update sodium_compat to v1.13.x
 Reporter:  SergeyBiryukov      |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect (bug)        |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal              |  Milestone:  5.6
Component:  External Libraries  |    Version:
 Severity:  normal              |   Keywords:  php8
  Focuses:                      |
 Previously: #48371

 sodium_compat was updated to v1.12.1 in [46858] for WordPress 5.3.1.

 Two new releases have been made since then:

 List of changes from v1.12.1 to v1.13.0:

 For WordPress 5.6, one more particular fix is relevant for PHP 8

 In PHP 8, the `MB_OVERLOAD_STRING` constant has been removed along with
 the `mbstring` function overload feature. This is now causing a test
 1) Tests_File::test_file_signature_functions_as_expected
 Error: Undefined constant "MB_OVERLOAD_STRING"


 The PR above is merged and fixes the issue. However, a new release is not
 tagged yet, so we'll have to backport that commit separately for now, and
 keep an eye on the next release.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/51399>
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