Bug 884419 - [remote-viewer]remote-viewer should not prompt authentication when vnc uri contains password
[remote-viewer]remote-viewer should not prompt authentication when vnc uri co...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-viewer (Show other bugs)
6.4
Unspecified Unspecified
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
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Reported: 2012-12-06 03:07 EST by zhe peng
Modified: 2012-12-06 04:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-12-06 04:06:43 EST
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Description zhe peng 2012-12-06 03:07:36 EST
Description of problem:
if vnc uri contains right password, when use remote-viewer to connect guest,should not open input password dialog,if the password wrong,then open it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
virt-viewer-0.5.2-16.el6.x86_64
libvirt-0.10.2-11.el6.x86_64

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1:prepare a vnc guest with password

2:check the vnc uri
#virsh domdisplay rhel6.4 --include-password
vnc://:redhat@127.0.0.1:1
3: use the uri to connect guest
#remote-viewer vnc://:redhat@127.0.0.1:5901

Actual results:
Authentication dialog pop up

Expected results:
the password is correctly, so should not pop up the dialog

Additional info:
spice worked well
Comment 2 Daniel Berrange 2012-12-06 04:06:43 EST
We explicitly refuse to support passwords in the URIs in virt-viewer - the fact that it works for SPICE is pure luck. This is very insecure and as a result we will not recommend or document its use.

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