[Enigmail] Paste passphrase from clipboard into pinentry dialogbox

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Wed Mar 25 23:26:38 CET 2015


> My guess is that this is for added security.

Correct.  Werner Koch has said several times that he will not change the
code to permit C&P into the dialog box, as that would leave sensitive
data in your clipboard -- and the clipboard, by definition, can be read
by any application, including malware.


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