Bug 282811 - Login box is replaced by password when entering a empty password
Summary: Login box is replaced by password when entering a empty password
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-xdm   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-07 17:45 UTC by Dick Marinus
Modified: 2014-06-18 09:09 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:21:53 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
screenshot.png (13.77 KB, image/png)
2007-09-07 17:45 UTC, Dick Marinus
no flags Details
xdm-1.1.3-emptyuser.patch (491 bytes, patch)
2007-10-02 12:17 UTC, Dick Marinus
no flags Details | Diff

Description Dick Marinus 2007-09-07 17:45:42 UTC

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press enter as username
2. Enter a password (and confirm with enter)
Actual results:
The label "password remains"

Expected results:
The label "Username"

Comment 1 Dick Marinus 2007-09-07 17:45:42 UTC
Created attachment 190241 [details]

Comment 2 Dick Marinus 2007-10-01 13:41:17 UTC
I think this is related to Red Hat's PAM configuration, login attemps with empty
usernames are directly refused.

Comment 3 Dick Marinus 2007-10-02 12:17:44 UTC
Created attachment 213321 [details]

I've created this patch, it seems to fix the issue.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 14:17:34 UTC
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:21:52 UTC
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