evolution search bar shows typed data from other applications on startup

Bug #872307 reported by Mschlutt on 2011-10-11
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Bug Description

I start evolution, and then switch to another window like a web browser. While I'm typing something into the other window, evolution grabs the focus, and some of the typed data appears in the evolution search bar for several seconds. Then, the search bar is cleared as evolution finishes starting. The problem is that from this point forward, this same text appears in the search bar for several seconds EVERY time I start evolution. This has been a security issue for me, as on one occasion I was typing a password in another window while evolution started - a portion of an old password now appears in the search bar of evolution each and every time I start evolution.

More info:
Description: Ubuntu 11.04
Release: 11.04
evolution:
  Installed: 2.32.2-0ubuntu7
  Candidate: 2.32.2-0ubuntu7
  Version table:
 *** 2.32.2-0ubuntu7 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: evolution 2.32.2-0ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Oct 11 09:21:01 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: evolution
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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