Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72959
Incorrect password handling
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:10 EDT
Description of Problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to check mail account that has a password containing asterisk (*)
Outputs invalid login message to console, but does not reprompt for
password, cannot log into an account with a password that contains an
Could you check your passwd in ~/.sylpheed/accountrc?
~/.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.
Please try sylpheed-0.8.11-1 in Raw Hide. I can't reproduce this problem with it.
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.