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bug #25135: lock should not be possible if unix password is not set

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 20 Dec 2008 02:31:08 PM UTC  
Category: Program LogicSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Confirmed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.3
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: Later
Work Required: 1 - Days

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Wed 10 Jun 2015 11:48:21 AM UTC, comment #1:


actually we have this fix from Ubuntu community:


but this code was added to git after the last official screen release, I guess.

Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
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Sat 20 Dec 2008 02:31:08 PM UTC, original submission:

unix password is not always needed
ssh public key authentication is such a case
accidental c-a c-x locks screen with no way to unlock it



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