On Saturday 11 February 2006 14:39, Ivor Hewitt wrote:
> On Saturday 11 February 2006 12:15, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > 05-Jul-2004: SSH Users beware: The hazards of X11 forwarding
> > =A0Logging into another machine can compromise your desktop...

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> " If someone on the server can read your ~/.Xauthority file (hopefully on=

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> root, but if you have bad file permissions you're in trouble),"
>
> I'm sorry, thats just too stupid to be worth commenting on.


There's this gem, too : "any time you SSH to another machine, that machine'=
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administrators could attack you".

Thanks for the laugh, anyway.

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