Note: This is a beta release of Red Hat Bugzilla 5.0. The data contained within is a snapshot of the live data so any changes you make will not be reflected in the production Bugzilla. Also email is disabled so feel free to test any aspect of the site that you want. File any problems you find or give feedback here.

Bug 964

Summary: plain text passowrd (over-shoulder security) in printer setup
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: fishbowl
Component: setupAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 5.1   
Target Milestone: ---   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of: Environment:
Last Closed: 1999-01-25 23:17:58 UTC Type: ---
Regression: --- Mount Type: ---
Documentation: --- CRM:
Verified Versions: Category: ---
oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:

Description fishbowl 1999-01-25 23:04:45 UTC
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 23:17:59 UTC
this has been fixed in the install since the release of 5.2.

------- Email Received From  "J.L.M." <> 01/25/99 18:26 -------