Ubuntu

Can't use password containing spaces in it's smtp-configuration

Reported by Niklas Rosenqvist on 2013-01-08
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Bug Description

I use ssmtp to send mail via my GMail-account. At first I didn't understand why it wasn't working but after some troubleshooting I understood that it was because I use a password containing spaces. It don't help to wrap the password in ', " or [ ]. Therefore I was forced to change my password to a string without passwords which is far less secure (http://lifehacker.com/5796816/why-multiword-phrases-make-more-secure-passwords-than-incomprehensible-gibberish).

Ubuntu-server 12.04 x64
ssmtp 2.64

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