J3.x:LDAP Client Missing Escape Method

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Errors reported

The LDAP authentication plugin tries to call a non-existing `escape` method on the Joomla\Ldap\LdapClient class.

Versions affected

General Information

This pertains only to Joomla! version(s): 3.8.0

What is the cause

A file was not correctly updated in the 3.8.0 release.

How to fix

Replace the file at libraries/vendor/joomla/ldap/src/LdapClient.php with the version found at https://github.com/joomla-framework/ldap/blob/1.2.0/src/LdapClient.php