Bug 79612 - Bad: Passwords with numbers cause crash
Summary: Bad: Passwords with numbers cause crash
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gftp
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Blandford
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2002-12-13 23:42 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2013-04-02 04:17 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-07-30 23:08:38 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-13 23:42:04 UTC
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Description of problem:
When you are connecting to an FTP server, if you use a password that starts with
a number, it causes gFTP to exit abnormally (crash).

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run gFTP and login with the apporpiate information to your server.
2. As your password, enter a password that starts with a number.

Actual Results:  The program exits with the error:
/usr/bin/gftp: line 9:  2989 Segmentation fault       /usr/bin/gftp-text

Expected Results:  gFTP should connect to the server appropiately.

Additional info:

Although unchecked, this bug may cause the password to be stored in the memory
and may lead to memory leaks if the information that was stored during the crash
is not cleared.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-12-20 02:10:34 UTC
We should confirm still present in latest rawhide gftp.

Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2003-02-24 17:20:45 UTC
Can't reproduce with gftp-2.0.14-2

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-07-30 23:08:38 UTC
Closing out some bugs that have been in MODIFIED state. Please reopen if they

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