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Bug 197647 - Confusing label shows password in clear text
Confusing label shows password in clear text
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Blocks: 190430
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Reported: 2006-07-05 05:45 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0411
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-06-11 14:53:37 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0411 normal SHIPPED_LIVE gdm bug fix update 2007-06-07 15:22:49 EDT

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Description Bastien Nocera 2006-07-05 05:45:41 EDT

1. Get to the gdm login screen
2. Enter a username, and a wrong password
3. Get a login failure
4. Turn on Capslock, and enter another username
5. Turn off Capslock ("You have Capslock enabled" message is still present)
6. Type the wrong password again
7. Prompt will come back labeled "Password" but is actually a username entry,
and would show the "password" in clear text
Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-06-11 14:53:37 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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