Bug 964 - plain text passowrd (over-shoulder security) in printer setup
plain text passowrd (over-shoulder security) in printer setup
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-25 18:04 EST by fishbowl
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-25 18:17:58 EST
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Description fishbowl 1999-01-25 18:04:45 EST
Configure Printer->Lan Manager->Configure Options
Screen shows the password as it is typed in.
Later, it is obscured.  Moments ago, this
revealed a coworker's SMB password while I
was helping him setup a printer...
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-01-25 18:17:59 EST
this has been fixed in the install since the release of 5.2.

------- Email Received From  "J.L.M." <fishbowl@hosting.netcom.com> 01/25/99 18:26 -------

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