Bug 6953 - Up2Date echos password in clear text
Up2Date echos password in clear text
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-11-12 09:11 EST by Ken Crandall
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-15 12:43:40 EST
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Description Ken Crandall 1999-11-12 09:11:50 EST
When entering the password into Up2Date, it is echoed to the screen as
clear text and not as asterisks or whatever.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-11-15 12:43:59 EST
This is arguably bad, I agree, but not seriously so.  I have changed it for the
next release.

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