GNOME Cleartext Passwords: Bug or Feature?
Nov 03, 2009, 00:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristian Kissling)
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"In the discussion thread, the discoverer of the "blatant
security flaw" gave an example of how it happens in Ubuntu 9.10.
The user starts Ubuntu and registers on the desktop. The path
through the Applications | Accessories | Passwords and Encryption
Keyrings menus arrives at the keyring manager. Clicking on the
Login folder shows the application processes and programs
(including WLAN and mail accounts) and their respective