Subject: install/7346: sysinst quirk: ftp passwords
To: None <>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/08/1999 14:33:34
>Number:         7346
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       ftp password displayed on re-entering
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Apr  8 11:35:01 1999
>Originator:     Mason Loring Bliss
Mason Loring Bliss             ((  "In the drowsy dark cave of the mind dreams  ))  build  their nest  with fragments  dropped ((   from day's caravan." - Rabindranath Tagore
>Release:        1.4_ALPHA distribution

Absolutely fresh i386 install


Passwords displayed in plain text on screen.


Enter a password for an FTP install. Re-enter a password - empty is fine.
Note the original password displayed on the screen.


"Don't do that." :) I haven't looked at the sources.