Password field on login does not respond to keyboard

Bug #1348883 reported by Kanter on 2014-07-26
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

After closing my laptop and reopening it again, Ubuntu asks for my password. The input field is selected, but when I type nothing happens. Clicking around and back on the input also has no effect.

I could solve it so far in 2 ways; restart, and select 'switch user'.

On the second approach I found that the text I had entered now appeared in the text editor that was open, when I closed the laptop.
Further info: this was an online text editor ( Just checked, also occurs when closing with this specific inout field (in which I'm currently entering this text) selected).
Problem doesn't occur in Sublime Text, haven't checked other text editors.

Reason I select this as a safety threat; I am inputting my Password unknowingly on an online form...
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CurrentDesktop: Unity
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-06-05 (52 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
Package: unity 7.2.2+14.04.20140714-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic
Tags: trusty
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo www-data
_MarkForUpload: True

Kanter (kvdeurzen) on 2014-07-26
information type: Private Security → Public Security
Seth Arnold (seth-arnold) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please execute the following command, as it will automatically gather debugging information, in a terminal:

apport-collect 1348883

This will help us to find and resolve the problem. Bear in mind that you may need to install the python-launchpadlib package from the universe repository. Additionally, when prompted to give apport-collect permissions for Launchpad you will need to give it at least the ability to "Change Non-Private" data as it will be adding information to your bug report. Thanks in advance!

affects: initramfs-tools (Ubuntu) → unity (Ubuntu)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

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tags: added: apport-collected trusty
description: updated

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Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
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