[Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] Bug#942644: owncloud-client: Password box doesn't strip trailing newline

Conrad J.C. Hughes (for Debian package stuff) debbugs at xrad.org
Sat Oct 19 12:34:38 BST 2019

Package: owncloud-client
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

When adding a new server, the password dialog doesn't strip a trailing newline.
Seems that most password fields do that these days.  Context is password stores
where one copies a whole line (e.g. with triple click in a terminal), which
includes the trailing newline: when this kind of content is pasted into the
vast majority of password fields, the trailing newline (possibly CR/LF) gets
stripped.  Not so with Owncloud Client, which reports an authentication failure
as a result.

To reproduce:

  - If you have a terminal-based password store, the password may well be
displayed on its own line in the terminal.
  - The easiest way to copy this is just to triple-click, selecting the whole
line, including trailing newline.
  - When pasted into the OwnCloud add server dialog's password field, the
newline isn't stripped out, resulting in authentication failure.
  - Expected behaviour would be that the trailing newline is stripped, and
authentication succeeds.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 10.1
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-6-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_GB:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages owncloud-client depends on:
ii  libc6                 2.28-10
ii  libgcc1               1:8.3.0-6
ii  libowncloudsync0
ii  libqt5core5a          5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5dbus5           5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5gui5            5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5keychain1       0.9.1-2
ii  libqt5network5        5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5sql5-sqlite     5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5webkit5         5.212.0~alpha2-21
ii  libqt5widgets5        5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libqt5xml5            5.11.3+dfsg1-1
ii  libstdc++6            8.3.0-6
ii  owncloud-client-l10n

Versions of packages owncloud-client recommends:
ii  owncloud-client-doc

owncloud-client suggests no packages.

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