Bug 54696 - keyboard focus not grabbed
Summary: keyboard focus not grabbed
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: usermode (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-10-16 15:55 UTC by Frank Ch. Eigler
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-18 16:01:26 UTC
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Description Frank Ch. Eigler 2001-10-16 15:55:37 UTC
Description of Problem:
- password entry dialog boxes not sufficiently protected under X11.

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How Reproducible:
- Run "userpasswd" as ordinary user (or another program that
  uses userinfo to become setuid, e.g., "up2date").
- Observe that when password-entry dialog box pops up, X keyboard
  focus is not grabbed.  (It is possible to type into other windows.)
- Wonder how come Nalin's 2000-01-11 patch has become deactivated.

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2002-01-18 21:58:00 UTC
Actually, the whole "grabbing the keyboard" facility seems to have fallen out of
the Raw Hide version, which I migrated to GTK 1.3 a few weeks ago.  Need to look
at that.

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