Bug 601796 - choqok shows identica password in its status bar in plain
Summary: choqok shows identica password in its status bar in plain
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: choqok (Show other bugs)
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Version: 13
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tejas Dinkar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-06-08 16:21 UTC by Honza 'thingie' Bartoš
Modified: 2011-06-27 17:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 17:48:51 UTC
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Description Honza 'thingie' Bartoš 2010-06-08 16:21:26 UTC
Description of problem:
When choqok (sometimes) fails to load the current timeline, it shows an error message in its status bar, saying that it had failed to update timeline and displays full URL in format https://<username>:<password>@identi.ca/..., with password visible in plaintext so anybody can see it (for a while). It's not a serious bug, but still, I don't like choqok randomly displaying my password in plain. This doesn't happen with twitter accounts (only username is shown).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up choqok with an identi.ca account.
2. Do something to make identi.ca updates fail on an HTTP error (for example edit /etc/hosts and make identi.ca resolve to some other address with an HTTP server listening)
3. Watch the status bar.
Actual results:
"Timeline update failed, full url with clearly visible password" in your status bar.

Expected results:
Password is not shown (as with twitter).

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