System administrators at my site are concerned about my running bugzilla in one of their machines since users tend to use the same password for bugzilla and for their login account in the other machines. This password being plaintext in the DB mekes it available to the bugzilla admin (me) at any time. Password should be only stored in it's encrypted form on the DB.
See also bug 15980: Password visible in location bar in browser I agree, this is a concern of mine, too, for my local system. Do keep in mind that unless you're using SSL, the passwords are transmitting in cleartext over the network, too (if everyone's inside a firewall, this part might not be a big deal). Marking 2.14 since this is a security issue.
Making this bug depend on bug 77473 because existing installations will have to re-crypt their user's passwords when that fix is applied, and they need to keep the plain-text versions of those passwords around until then in order to be able to do that.
taking. A patch for this bug exists as part of the patch to bug 77473.
bug 77473 has been fixed, and the patch included the fix for this, therefore this is fixed.
Moving to Bugzilla product
Created attachment 214072 [details] [diff] [review] docs patch about 'Bugzilla Database Tables' section, for 2.18
Comment on attachment 214072 [details] [diff] [review] docs patch about 'Bugzilla Database Tables' section, for 2.18 >+profiles: Ahh, so you were wondering where your precious user >+information was stored? Here it is! This table stores crypted >+passwords, disabledtext, emailflags, login_name, whether to show _the_ >+<quote>My Bugs</quote> link, the user's real name, and when the >+profiles were updated. ... when || profiles were _last_ updated. or ... when the /profile/ /was/ _last_ updated.