#194 password should be masked in the statusbar for vncviewer connections

v1.0 (example)
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2014-04-22
2014-01-04
Fabio Rossi
No

When I use a vncviewer type connection I can see the password in the tooltip of the connection statusbar. I guess the problem can be solved with this simple patch:

--- pac_conn 2013-12-21 16:43:39.000000000 +0100
+++ pac_conn.new 2014-01-04 11:19:27.000000000 +0100
@@ -1002,7 +1002,7 @@
# Spawn the session
ctrl( "SPAWNING:$connection_txt" );
$EXP -> spawn( $connection_cmd . ' 2>&1' ) or die "Cannot spawn '$connection_cmd: $!\n";
-ctrl( "SPAWNED:'$connection_cmd' (PID:$$)" );
+ctrl( "SPAWNED:'$connection_txt' (PID:$$)" );

$EXP -> exp_internal( $DEBUG ); # EXPECT DEBUG!!

Discussion

  • Fabio Rossi
    Fabio Rossi
    2014-04-22

    any news on this?

     
  • Hi Fabio!

    Sorry for the late answer: you are right.

    I applied that change to PAC, ready for next PAC releases :)

    Thanks!
    - David.