Bug report #2146

PostGres connection exposes username and password

Added by durga - about 14 years ago. Updated almost 14 years ago.

Assignee:Tim Sutton
Category:C++ Plugins
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:fixed
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:12206


When the user selects Layer>Add VectorLayer>Database>PostGresSQL and selects a database,on some occassions it exposes the username and password.

Password.PNG - PasswordExposed (7.42 KB) durga -, 2009-11-24 11:18 PM

Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Bug report #5959: WMS password visible Closed 2012-07-06


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 14 years ago

there is a way to replicate this on purpose? I would like to see if it happens also on Linux.

#2 Updated by Martin Dobias about 14 years ago

Additinally the password is also a part of layer ID - could be seen e.g. in project files or in python console by executing:

print qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer().getLayerID()

#3 Updated by Jürgen Fischer almost 14 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

fixed in 3c5c55ee (SVN r12860).

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