wallet.crypto.autocompleteoverride does not work on certain websites

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

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SeaMonkey
Passwords & Permissions
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Bob Knauer, Assigned: dveditz)

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Windows 2000

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

The preference "wallet.crypto.autocompleteoverride" does not work with certain
websites like Bank of America, Yahoo, and others.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set wallet.crypto.autocomplete to TRUE
2. Visit website where <FORM> tag has attribute AUTOCOMPLETE="OFF"
3.

Actual Results:  
Password Manager will not fill in the FORM fields.

Expected Results:  
Password Manager should fill in the FORM fields as it does for other sites where
there is no AUTOCOMPLETE="OFF"
Are you using a master password to encypt the stored password? Without that,
overriding autocomple=off won't work.

Comment 2

14 years ago
Is this related to this article:
http://devedge.netscape.com/viewsource/2003/form-autocompletion/

Btw, that pref setting can be found at: Menu/Edit/Preferences/Privacy &
Security/Passwords

[ ] Use encryption when storing sensitive data
(Reporter)

Comment 3

14 years ago
Yes, I am using encryption. When I invoke Password Manager, it prompts me for my
encryption password. When PM does work on AUTOCOMPLETE it also prompts me for my
password.
(Reporter)

Comment 4

14 years ago
I just received a notice that this bug has been reinstated after having been fixed.

I am using Mozilla 1.6 and the override now works on websites where it didn't
work before, such as yahoo.com where "autocomplete=off".

I have wallet.crypto.autocompleteoverride = true.

Why reinstate the bug if it was fixed in the latest release of Mozilla?

Comment 5

14 years ago
NO, autocomplete still doesn't work in mozilla 1.7a. It only works AFTER you've
stored a password. Simply remove your Yahoo password, restart mozilla and see
for yourself.

Do you have third party addons like MultiZilla installed because this has never
been a problem with MultiZilla. Maybe you used a bookmarklet to make it work but
forgot about it?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
(Reporter)

Comment 6

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #5)

> NO, autocomplete still doesn't work in mozilla 1.7a.

As mentioned, I am using 1.6 stable release version.

> It only works AFTER you've stored a password.

Isn't that the way it is supposed to work?

It didn't work that way before the bug was fixed recently. PM would fail to ask
if you wanted to save the information.

>Simply remove your Yahoo password, restart mozilla and see for yourself.

OK, I removed the Yahoo password, restarted Mozilla and tried to login again.
Autocomplete did not fill anything in because there was nothing available in PM.

So I filled it in manually and PM prompted me to save the information, which I
did. I logged out and back in with autocomplete functioning properly.

> Do you have third party addons like MultiZilla installed because this has
>never been a problem with MultiZilla.

I am not using any third party addons. This is Mozilla 1.6 straight out of the
shrinkwrap.

>Maybe you used a bookmarklet to make it work but forgot about it?

I am not using a bookmark for these tests.

Comment 7

14 years ago
Hmmm, interesting. It never prompts me to store my passwords. I installed
mozilla 1.6 but still no luck. I even used a new profile. I am using WinXP, but
that should be ok. So why does it work for you and not for me. One thing, I
disabled XUL.mfl, that might be causing trouble.

"It didn't work that way before the bug was fixed recently. PM would fail to ask
if you wanted to save the information."

When was this fixed? I don't see a single comment about it being fixed in this
bug report, so what bug was it? Where's the patch? Who told you that this bug
was fixed?
(Reporter)

Comment 8

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #7)
> Hmmm, interesting. It never prompts me to store my passwords. I installed
> mozilla 1.6 but still no luck. I even used a new profile.

That's how it used to behave with 1.5 before the bug fix.

> I am using WinXP, but that should be ok.

I am using Win2K/SP4

>So why does it work for you and not for me.

I'm just lucky :-)

> When was this fixed? I don't see a single comment about it being fixed in this
> bug report, so what bug was it? Where's the patch? Who told you that this bug
> was fixed?

I got an email which I assumed was telling me it was fixed. So I upgraded to
Mozilla 1.6 and it worked. I was having problems with Bank of America but now PM
works for it.


(Assignee)

Comment 9

14 years ago
the autocompleteoverride pref never affected the replay of data--if we have form
data we will replay it. The pref controls whether we honor the form's
autocomplete=off setting for data *capture*.

As far as I can tell this is working.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME

Comment 10

14 years ago
"The pref controls whether we honor the form's autocomplete=off setting for data
*capture*."

So why isn't it capturing my username/password on Yahoo?
(Reporter)

Comment 11

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #9)
> the autocompleteoverride pref never affected the replay of data--if we have form
> data we will replay it. The pref controls whether we honor the form's
> autocomplete=off setting for data *capture*.
> 
> As far as I can tell this is working.

It did not work with Mozilla 1.5. It would not capture the data.

It does work with Mozilla 1.6.

Comment 12

14 years ago
> It did not work with Mozilla 1.5. It would not capture the data.
> 
> It does work with Mozilla 1.6.

It still doesn't work for me!
(Reporter)

Comment 13

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #12)
> > It did not work with Mozilla 1.5. It would not capture the data.
> > 
> > It does work with Mozilla 1.6.
> 
> It still doesn't work for me!

Similar complaints have been registered on netscape.public.mozilla.general.
(Assignee)

Comment 14

14 years ago
Please be very specific about what does not work, i.e. steps to reproduce, the
exact site, is it all sites or just some, etc. Also try with a new profile to
rule out profile problems.

Comment 15

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #14)
> Please be very specific about what does not work, i.e. steps to reproduce, the
> exact site, is it all sites or just some, etc. Also try with a new profile to
> rule out profile problems.

Sorry, I can't try to reproduce this bug now, because we're moving 3500 miles
today. I hope to be able to test this next week after we've setup a new SAT link.
(Reporter)

Comment 16

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #15)
> Sorry, I can't try to reproduce this bug now, because we're moving 3500 miles
> today. I hope to be able to test this next week after we've setup a new SAT link.

I notice that the status has been changed to RESOLVED. I hate to be the bearer
of bad news, but I just stumbled on a website where PM doesn't work.

https://s3abaca.ssa.gov/pro/isba3/irib.cgi?WFORM=Q

After entering 9 digits, then 8 digits, and clicking on the "Next Page" button,
PM should prompt you to save the login information, but it doesn't.

You can save the info in Form Manager. Does having it in FM prevent PM from
working? It shouldn't.

(Assignee)

Comment 17

14 years ago
The SSA form does not contain the autocomplete="OFF" attribute so a preference
to override that attribute should not be expected to make any difference; in
other words it can't possibly be this bug.

The "Password Manager" only works on forms that have an actual password field,
the SSA page you linked to does not.
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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