Unexpected response when logging in to AIM (Captcha Required/Invalid)

Paul Franklin pauldf at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 02:25:37 EST 2009


With Windows pidgin/libpurple 2.6.4, I'm getting an unexpected
response when trying to log in to AIM; this worked fine earlier this
evening.  Here's what I see in debug logs:

(23:14:39) certificate: Successfully verified certificate for
api.screenname.aol.com
(23:14:39) util: request constructed
(23:14:40) util: Response headers: 'HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 07:14:39 GMT

Set-Cookie: JSESSIONID=F7287E31A659439D2EFC46D7153F4FD7; Path=/auth; Secure

Pragma: No-cache

Cache-Control: no-cache, must-revalidate

Expires: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT

Content-Type: text/xml;charset=UTF-8

Content-Language: en-US

P3P: CP="PHY ONL PRE STA CURi OUR IND"

Connection: close



'
(23:14:40) oscar: clientLogin response statusCode was 330 (3015):
<response xmlns="https://api.login.aol.com">
  <statusCode>330</statusCode>
  <statusText>Captcha Required/Invalid</statusText>
  <statusDetailCode>3015</statusDetailCode>
  <data>
    <challenge>
      <info>Please enter word in the image</info>
      <context>SxyrXwAAZfgAAAAa</context>
      <url>https://api.screenname.aol.com/auth/getCaptcha</url>
    </challenge>
  </data>
</response>

(23:14:40) connection: Connection error on 01F948D0 (reason: 16
description: Received unexpected response from
https://api.screenname.aol.com/auth/clientLogin)
(23:14:40) account: Disconnecting account pdfsea (00CA7640)
(23:14:40) connection: Disconnecting connection 01F948D0
(23:14:40) oscar: Signed off.
(23:14:40) connection: Destroying connection 01F948D0

It doesn't seem like more context should matter, but just in case...

Pidgin 2.6.4
(libpurple 2.6.4)
3c54c32773c1f4469b35603025eb4516315aebf0

Debugging Information
  Plugins: Enabled
  SSL: SSL support is present.
  GTK+ Runtime: 2.14.7
  Glib Runtime: 2.18.4

  Library Support
    Cyrus SASL: Enabled
    Gadu-Gadu library (libgadu): Internal
    GtkSpell: Enabled
    GnuTLS: Disabled
    Network Security Services (NSS): Enabled
    Perl: Disabled
    Tcl: Disabled
    Tk: Disabled
    UTF-8 DNS (IDN): Disabled
    Voice and Video: Disabled



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