Bug 72959 - Incorrect password handling
Summary: Incorrect password handling
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sylpheed (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Akira TAGOH
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Reported: 2002-08-29 14:51 UTC by Gigs
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-22 09:16:00 UTC
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Description Gigs 2002-08-29 14:51:51 UTC
Description of Problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to check mail account that has a password containing asterisk (*)

Actual Results:
Outputs invalid login message to console, but does not reprompt for 
password, cannot log into an account with a password that contains an 
asterisk (*).

Expected Results:
Log in.

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Nakai 2002-08-30 08:21:09 UTC
Could you check your passwd in ~/.sylpheed/accountrc?

Comment 2 Gigs 2002-08-30 19:04:09 UTC
~/.sylpheed was deleted and recreated from scratch, and the effect was the 
same.  It does it even if you don't enter your password in the account, but if 
you leave it blank so that it prompts you each time.  Once the password was 
changed on the server to not include a *, it worked.  The password worked on 
other IMAP clients, so I know it is not server related.

Comment 3 Akira TAGOH 2003-04-17 08:58:41 UTC
Please try sylpheed-0.8.11-1 in Raw Hide. I can't reproduce this problem with it.

Comment 4 Akira TAGOH 2004-01-22 09:16:00 UTC
I've re-tested this issue on sylpheed-0.9.7. I can't reproduce it and
I couldn't get any response. so I'm assuming this issue was fixed in
the current release. close.

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