Cannot login on sites requiring HTTP authentication

Bug #1212980 reported by Christian Dywan
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
webbrowser-app
Fix Released
Medium
Adnane Belmadiaf
webbrowser-app (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Undecided
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Bug Description

During a bit of dog fooding I wanted to use my Ubuntu phone to access my router settings. It did not ask for a login but instead immediately showed an error page as if the login had failed or was aborted. I know the router uses HTTP authentification.

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Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Confirmed. I can reproduce by running the attached test server and browsing to http://localhost:3128.

Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: New → Confirmed
Olivier Tilloy (osomon)
Changed in webbrowser-app:
assignee: nobody → Adnane Belmadiaf (daker)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
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PS Jenkins bot (ps-jenkins) wrote :

Fix committed into lp:webbrowser-app at revision 328, scheduled for release in webbrowser-app, milestone ubuntu-13.04-month-5

Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package webbrowser-app - 0.22+13.10.20130924.1-0ubuntu1

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webbrowser-app (0.22+13.10.20130924.1-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low

  [ Ted Gould ]
  * Adding single instance marker to the desktop file.

  [ daker ]
  * Added support for Alert dialogs. (LP: #1169757)
  * Added support for HTTP/Proxy auth. (LP: #1212980)
  * Added certificateVerificationDialog component. (LP: #1227055)

  [ Adnane Belmadiaf ]
  * Added support for HTTP/Proxy auth. (LP: #1212980)
  * Added certificateVerificationDialog component. (LP: #1227055)

  [ Olivier Tilloy ]
  * Generate translation templates only for files under src/app/. Files
    under src/Ubuntu/… are the UbuntuWebView component, and they
    shouldn’t have any translatable strings.
  * Fix the selection rectangle size and position when zoomed and
    scrolled. (LP: #1131160)
  * Added support for HTTP/Proxy auth. (LP: #1212980)
  * Ensure the chrome is hidden when the permission request dialog is
    shown. (LP: #1226635)

  [ Ubuntu daily release ]
  * Automatic snapshot from revision 331
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:05:03 +0000

Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Olivier Tilloy (osomon)
Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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