Opened 18 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#17237 new defect

Pidgin opens a focus-stealing window on unsolicited type='headline' XMPP/Jabber messages

Reported by: jonasw Owned by: deryni
Milestone: 2.13.1 Component: XMPP
Version: 2.12.0 Keywords:
Cc:

Description (last modified by jonasw)

When a Jabber account receives an unsolicited type='headline' XMPP <message/> with a body, pidgin opens a focus-stealing window (sceenshot attached).

This is actively exploited by spammers. The fact that it steals focus is bad for the user experience.

https://developer.pidgin.im/attachment/ticket/17237/screenshot.png

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screenshot.png (6.0 KB) - added by jonasw 18 months ago.
Screenshot of the window which pops up.

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Change History (4)

Changed 18 months ago by jonasw

Screenshot of the window which pops up.

comment:1 Changed 18 months ago by jonasw

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by Robby

  • Milestone changed from 2.12.1 to 2.13.0

comment:3 Changed 12 months ago by Robby

  • Milestone changed from 2.13.0 to 2.13.1

Move to next 2.x.y milestone following 2.13.0's release.

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