Bugs item #1669815, was opened at 2007-02-27 04:37
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>Status: Closed
Resolution: None
Priority: 8
Private: No
Submitted By: Energy Imbalance (energyimbalance)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: Saved password stored as cleartext in accounts.xml

Initial Comment:
If the "Remember Password" option is checked in the Account options, the 
password is stored as clear text in $HOME/.gaim/accounts.xml and is 
world-readable. There is *no* encryption for this password.

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>Comment By: Etan Reisner (deryni9)
Date: 2007-02-27 18:09

Message:
Logged In: YES 
user_id=516184
Originator: NO

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/faq.php#q107
or
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/faq2.php#q97
and
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/plaintextpasswords.php

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Comment By: Energy Imbalance (energyimbalance)
Date: 2007-02-27 04:43

Message:
Logged In: YES 
user_id=1730154
Originator: YES

* it is not world-readable, but readable.

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