[Bug 1044868] Re: Unsecure passwords reported as acceptable during installation

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1044868 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon Sep 3 17:37:15 UTC 2012

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

** Changed in: ubiquity (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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  Unsecure passwords reported as acceptable during installation

Status in “gnome-control-center” package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  This happened in a livecd installation from the ubuntu 12.04 desktop
  i386 iso file.

  During a installation on a VM I decided that the username should be
  usuario (user in spanish) and the password should be contraseña
  (password in spanish). The language of the installer was set to

  The bug is that the password "contraseña" was marked as acceptable
  (aceptable in spanish), witch is not.

  I suggest a password strength verification that includes the most used
  passwords (like 1234 or qwerty) or, at least, a dictionary that
  includes the word password in every language.

  I understand that the system must perceive the "ñ" character as a
  special symbol, but having declared a spanish keyboard it should not
  be treated as such. Nor with any other keymap and symbol that is non-
  english but present on them.

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