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Bug 964 - plain text passowrd (over-shoulder security) in printer setup
Summary: plain text passowrd (over-shoulder security) in printer setup
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup
Version: 5.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-01-25 23:04 UTC by fishbowl
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-01-25 23:17:58 UTC

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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 -------

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