Bug 487683 - gnome-keyring does not handle comma in passphrase correctly
gnome-keyring does not handle comma in passphrase correctly
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-keyring (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-02-27 08:30 EST by Peter van Hooft
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:34 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 03:04:26 EST
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Description Peter van Hooft 2009-02-27 08:30:36 EST
Description of problem:
Gnome-keyring-daemon fails to work when there is a comma present in the passphrase. Worse, it logs the passphrase in /var/log/messages:
Feb 27 14:17:06 localhost gnome-keyring-daemon[3008]: couldn't parse dialog response from ask tool: Key file contains line 'xxxx,yyyy' which is not a key-value pair, group, or comment
Feb 27 14:17:06 localhost gnome-keyring-daemon[3008]: couldn't get private signing key

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How reproducible:
Put a comma in your ssh passphrase.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
Gnome-keyring fails

Expected results:
Gnome-keyring should accept the passphrase.

Additional info:
ssh-add works.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2009-03-11 09:54:59 EDT
I'm removing the security group from this bug.  While this behavior isn't ideal, we'll be better off fixing this in public view.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 04:53:21 EST
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 03:04:26 EST
Fedora 10 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-12-17. Fedora 10 is 
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