Cannot use § character in master password

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 252436

Status

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Toolkit
Password Manager
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major
RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 252436
14 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: Patrick Ludikhuyze, Assigned: Brian Ryner (not reading))

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

If I create a password which contains a § character, it cannot be used.
When I try to View Saved Passwords, it keeps on asking: "Please enter the master
password for the Software Security Device." over and over again as if the
password was incorrect.  (I used Copy/Paste, so I'm sure I have the correct
password.)


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create Master password with §
2. Restart Firefox and try View Saved Passwords


Actual Results:  
Master password is being asked over and over again.

Expected Results:  
Continue to provide access to Stored Sites with passwords.

If one goes to Change Master Password, one can use the password WITH the §
character as Current Password, enter a new password WITHOUT a § and the software
works correctly again after a restart.
But if you don't know that the above is the problem, you'd loose all the stored
passwords ...

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 252436 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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