** Changed in: gdm3 (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Invalid

** Changed in: plymouth (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Invalid

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  Password appears on the VT1 screen

Status in gdm3 package in Ubuntu:
Status in plymouth package in Ubuntu:
Status in systemd package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  (continued from bug 1767918)

  This was found when an administrative error made /home directory
  inaccessible.  Any users that tried to login after that, were not able
  to (which is expected) but their password appears on the VT1 screen.
  Under normal circumstances, VT1 is not visible. But once the system
  was sent into this compromised mode, one can press ctrl+alt+F1 and
  then ctrl+alt+F2 and get a momentary glance at VT1. One can keep
  toggling between these key combinations in order to make out the
  password(s) on VT1.

  As a further test, I wanted to see if a non-super user could cause
  this condition, and it is in fact possible. As a regular user, I made
  their own home directory not writable and then removed ~/.config and
  logged out. Then logged in as that user again, and although that user
  can't login the system does go into that mode where passwords appear
  on VT1 and are viewable with the key combinations mentioned herein.
  Further, any other users that login will see no problem, but when they
  logon their passwords also appear on VT1 and are viewable.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
  Package: gdm3 3.28.3-0ubuntu18.04.3
  Uname: Linux 4.19.2-041902-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.5
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
  Date: Mon Nov 19 08:32:59 2018
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-08-25 (85 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: gdm3
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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