David Miller justdave at syndicomm.com
Fri Jan 17 22:18:59 UTC 2003

On 1/14/03 9:55 PM +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:

> Casey Gregoire wrote:
>> I have this problem. I just got bugzilla working on my linux 7.1 box. but
>> when you go to login if you enter a valid username, and leave the password
>> field empty it will log you in as that user. but if you type any text, it
>> will not work unless that test is the password that IS assigned to the user.
> (Fortunately) this doesn't happen for me - because if it did, we'd have
> a bit of a crisis. I have no idea why it's happening for you, but would
> be eager to find out.
> Exactly which version of Bugzilla are you using?
> Does it happen for every account on the system?
> Are you using the emailsuffix param?
> This conversation should really take place in a bug. Please file one and
> CC me, and I will make it confidential just in case this is a security
> problem.

There's already a bug for this, filed by Casey on the 15th. :)

Last I heard he was on RedHat 7.1 running ActiveState Perl...  which threw
most of us because we'd never seen ActiveState on Linux :)  Last action on
the bug I believe was he was trying to install an official RedHat
distribution of Perl to see if that fixed it.
Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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