[Bug 130289] Re: Encode any ":", "@" or "/" within the user and password field in proxy settings.
michael.vogt at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 1 08:09:33 BST 2010
synaptic (0.63.1ubuntu3) lucid; urgency=low
[ Jean-Baptiste Lallement ]
* * gtk/rgpreferenceswindow.cc: escape '@/:%' in proxy auth string (LP:
** Changed in: synaptic (Ubuntu)
Status: Triaged => Fix Released
Encode any ":", "@" or "/" within the user and password field in proxy settings.
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Status in GNOME Terminal: Unknown
Status in “apt” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
Status in “gnome-terminal” package in Ubuntu: Fix Committed
Status in “synaptic” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
Status in “apt” package in Debian: New
Binary package hint: synaptic
I'm not very familiar with the long term proxy strategy in ubuntu, so it is kind of obvious for me that an "@" sign in the password will not work for the variable:
maybe you need quotes in order to parse that
It is not clear to me though when I type the password into a password field as I had to do it for the synaptic proxy settings.
I was using such a password ever since. No problem for firefox or other browsers.
In this case synaptic reveals even parts of my password in the error message.
I changed my password, but I guess this needs to be changed. Just wanted to let you know. Hope it helps.
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