Password textbox loses focus in prior to textbox in locked profile [security issue]

Bug #1734392 reported by xxx on 2017-11-24
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Bug Description

After locking computer via ctrl+l sometimes (actually happened twice to me) textbox on login screen loses focus. And (wow!) entered password appears in the window that was focused in the locked profile. Example: I locked screen when chrome had focus, entered password then appeared in address bar. It's not easy to move focus back to password textbox, but I did it once somehow. OS is Ubuntu 16.04.

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tags: added: bot-comment
xxx (deepingvar) on 2017-11-27
description: updated
summary: Password textbox loses focus in prior to textbox in locked profile
+ [security issue]
tags: added: xenial
affects: ubuntu → unity (Ubuntu)
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