Closed Bug 504773 Opened 15 years ago Closed 13 years ago

Firefox does not insert saved password without Username (blank Username)


(Firefox :: Security, defect)

3.5 Branch
Windows XP
Not set





(Reporter: b_m_c, Unassigned)


User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv: Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv: Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1

Https-Sites, like the main page from Fritz-Boxes ( or access over internet), do not display the saved password any longer. (Since FF 3.5, earlyer Versions did!)

The only differenz seems to the other passwords seems to be, that these passwords have no Username in the list password. (Only https-Site + password. Username is blank)

Reproducible: Always
Severity: normal → major
I can confirm this problem with my Fritz!Box and Firefox 3.5.x, too.

After update from Firefox 3.0.x to 3.5.x Firefox does not input the saved password in the password field of the login-page any more.

In someone told me that in Firefox 2.x there was probably the same problem but got fixed in 3.0.x:
Only as commentary: same bug in FF 2.0, fixed by 3.0 as you said.


My System: 
Firefox 3.5.2
WinXP+SP3 German
AVM FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 (Firmware-Version 54.04.76)!Box_Fon_WLAN_7270
The same issue exists for many Zyxel routers. 
There is only a password field, no username, and the password field is auto-filled with the factory default password.

Bug 327977 talks about how the password manager no longer overwrites existing data.

These routers are a case where an exception to the rule would be useful.
Version: unspecified → 3.5 Branch
- Two user confirms
- Four votes for fixing this


 Why the Bug has still status: UNCONFIRMED ????
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Verified Fixed on Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110504 Firefox/6.0a1
Checked against latest nightly:
Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110505 Firefox/6.0a1

Bug is NOT resolved/fixed, password manager does not overwrite field data.
Impressive, how this is still not fixed. Just wasted ~30 minutes on my WRT120N and IIRC it worked in previous versions, but not with v7.0. Awesome.
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