User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 The password quality meter judging the master password overlooks trivial weaknesses. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Tools->Options->Privacy->Saved Passwords (expand it) 2. "Set Master Password" 3. See the password quality meter's response while you type a) "---000" or b) "wfgerkfgnmifdhgslkfjhgimp" or c) "AAAAA" Actual Results: Password quality of the silly password "---000" is outstanding, while "wfgerkfgnmifdhgslkfjhgimp" scores very poor. Even "AAAAA" is getting pretty high marks, while "AAA!!!" is again perfect. Expected Results: I understand that humans will allways find tricks to let the quality meter be optimistic for 'guessable' passwords and vice versa, but some small extra checks can for sure improve the scoring: 1) Using the number of *different* characters as an additional limiting metric (it's evident that a password based on a set of 1 or 2 characters must be weak) 2) Using uppercase characters is only rewarded when lowercases are present and the first letter is not the only uppercase, so "Elephant", "elephant" and "ELEPHANT" score the same, while "eLEphant" is better. Also applies to Thunderbird (SW security device)
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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