Bug 3974 - All passwords show in clear text in the information window
Summary: All passwords show in clear text in the information window
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 1999-07-10 03:49 UTC by joel
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-08-03 00:00:46 UTC

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Description joel 1999-07-10 03:49:44 UTC
When connecting to any server using entries in the address
book, the user name, and password (clear) show up in the
information window about the session.  This should not

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-07-12 19:35:59 UTC
Could you be more detailed of what the problem is here and how you
have your tftp server configured. Standard tftp configurations do not
use user/password authentification and enforce security through other
methods such as hosts.allow and hosts.deny.

Comment 2 joel 1999-07-12 20:09:59 UTC
I'm sorry I made a mistake I was refering to the component gftp in X
windows. sorry for the confusion.  I hope my bug report makes sense

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-29 07:04:59 UTC
chaged the component to gnome (which is closer to gftp than tftp :-)
and assigned to msf

Comment 4 Elliot Lee 1999-08-03 00:00:59 UTC
This problem is fixed in the latest version of gftp.

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