Apport should be able to report private bugs

Bug #116367 reported by Björn Tillenius on 2007-05-23
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself
High
David Murphy

Bug Description

When a bug is filed via apport, apport should be possible to specify that the bug should be filed as a private bug. This should be done by adding a new header to the uploaded blob:

Private: Yes

Björn Tillenius (bjornt) wrote :

This will be used unti we have a proper crash database.

Changed in malone:
importance: Undecided → High
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Changed in malone:
assignee: nobody → schwuk
Mark Shuttleworth (sabdfl) wrote :

Rejected, because apport should grow its own CrashReport table.

Changed in malone:
status: Confirmed → Rejected
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

I'm taking the liberty to reopen this. I'm fully aware that this will not be the ultimate solution, and that eventually we want a real 'crash' concept in Malone. However, until then we urgently need this as an intermediate approach so that we stop exposing sensitive data like passwords, or even DVD CSS keys (!) to the public.

Changed in malone:
status: Rejected → Confirmed
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CrashReporting for the current plan how to design this intermediate system. It uses what we have (except for this bug), is easy to implement, and has the major properties we need.

Christian Reis (kiko) wrote :

Martin, Bjorn and I talked about the crash database, and we have a spec in progress, but the privacy concern here makes me reluctantly agree with him. Let's work to get the crash record database up soon (so this can be reverted).

David Murphy (schwuk) on 2007-06-06
Changed in malone:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
David Murphy (schwuk) wrote :

Fixed in RF 4397

Changed in malone:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
David Murphy (schwuk) wrote :

Released in 1.1.6

Changed in malone:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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