[Libreoffice-qa] Writer password protected section is editable

Marina Latini marina at studiostorti.com
Fri Oct 2 08:36:10 PDT 2015

----- Messaggio originale -----
> Da: "Michael Stahl" <mstahl at redhat.com>
> A: libreoffice-qa at lists.freedesktop.org
> Inviato: Venerdì, 2 ottobre 2015 17:14:46
> Oggetto: Re: [Libreoffice-qa] Writer password protected section is editable
> On 02.10.2015 15:40, Marina Latini wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > can someone help me to correctly triage this report?
> > https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94697
> > 
> > I would add the keyword "security". It's correct?
> i guess the most important case where a password related bug is security
> relevant is in case of encrypted documents, where the document is not
> readable at all and just a sequence of random numbers without the password.

ok, now it's clear. Thank you :)
And I'm happy to know that this isn't a security issue!

> the various password-to-modify features are not a security feature at
> all, since any skilled user can just edit the XML file in a text editor
> to remove the "password protection" anyway.


> if one's paying customers require such features and complain about the
> bug it's still worth fixing of course ;)

We were joking with the password protection switch. :)


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