Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#11837 closed (invalid)

iceweasel 3.0.6 and mozilla firefox 3.5.2 create user cache problem

Reported by: maigfrga Owned by: nobody
Component: Uncategorized Version: 1.1
Severity: Keywords: admin site icewaasel
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: yes Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


Hi, when i store my password on icewasel 3.0.6 private data, and i
want to create a new user, the new user form is preloaded with the
current user's username and password

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by lukeplant

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

It sounds like your problem is with iceweasel, and it's definitely not to do with Django, so you need to file a bug report on their bug tracker. Cheers.

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by maigfrga

  • Needs tests set
  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Summary changed from iceweasel 3.0.6 create user cache problem to iceweasel 3.0.6 and mozilla firefox 3.5.2 create user cache problem

hi, i just downloaded the 3.5.2 firefox, downdoad again the trunk, and the problem persist, if do you think that i should reported to mozilla, please let me know, i would like to know is anybody has the same problem.
I run a lenny debian

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Mnewman

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

This is the behavior of the browser (some would even argue expected). Django would need to rename those fields in order for this autofill feature not to kick in. I don't think that renaming the fields is a good idea, because it would mean unexpected field names in the admin.

It is the browser providing those credentials. You can file a bug with Mozilla or Debian, but I would guess they would state that it is expected. The field's name is password, if you store your password in the browser, when another field on the site is named password, it autofills it.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous

You can always set autocomplete="off" as an HTML attribute on the username and password fields within the Admin section; we do so on such fields in our Django apps.

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