Re: [TCPware V5.7-2] X11 security problem (DECnet-Plus over IP) - VMS

This is a discussion on Re: [TCPware V5.7-2] X11 security problem (DECnet-Plus over IP) - VMS ; Can you run your X11 connections over TCP/IP successfully? At 02:03 AM 1/29/2006, Peter 'EPLAN' LANGSTOEGER wrote: >Since PSC fixed the SSH X11 Bug in TCPware V5.7 some weeks ago, I run V5.7-2 >(I switched from TCPIP V5.5) on my ...

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  1. Re: [TCPware V5.7-2] X11 security problem (DECnet-Plus over IP)

    Can you run your X11 connections over TCP/IP successfully?

    At 02:03 AM 1/29/2006, Peter 'EPLAN' LANGSTOEGER wrote:
    >Since PSC fixed the SSH X11 Bug in TCPware V5.7 some weeks ago, I run V5.7-2
    >(I switched from TCPIP V5.5) on my remote DS10 V8.2 without problems so far.
    >
    >So, I decided to upgrade TCPware on the next system (my local PWS V7.3-2)
    >and now have a problem.
    >
    >AFAIK, TCPware V5.7-2 is (contrary to TCPware V5.7-1) supported on OpenVMS
    >Alpha V7.3-2 (and others).
    >
    >Before, I got in SYS$MANAGERECW$SERVER_0_ERROR.LOG lines like this
    >
    >29-JAN-2006 08:34:35.6 Access granted to: DECNET 85-90-146-7.DSL.YCN.COM EPLAN
    > matched entry: DECNET 85-90-146-7.dsl.ycn.com
    > EPLAN
    >
    >Now, I get (no access and) lines like this
    >
    >28-JAN-2006 23:08:09.0 %DECW-I-ACCEPT_FAILED, could not accept connection
    >reques
    >t from 85-90-146-7.DSL.YCN.COM::"0=EPLAN/. ........................X$X0"
    >28-JAN-2006 23:08:09.0 -SYSTEM-F-LINKDISCON, network partner disconnected
    >logica
    >l link
    >
    >As it was an upgrade, I didn't change any TCPware configuration so far.
    >
    >Do you know, is this a bug in TCPware V5.7-2 (perhaps only with VMS V7.3-2)
    >or a bug in TCPware configuration (and what to change to fix it of course) ?
    >
    >I do plan to upgrade my PWS to V8.2 soon, but need to fix this problem first
    >(or I do have to stay on V5.6-2 until the V8.2 upgrade in a few weeks).
    >
    >Many TIA
    >
    >--
    >Peter "EPLAN" LANGSTOEGER
    >Network and OpenVMS system specialist
    >E-mail peter@langstoeger.at
    >A-1030 VIENNA AUSTRIA I'm not a pessimist, I'm a realist


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  2. Re: [TCPware V5.7-2] X11 security problem (DECnet-Plus over IP)

    In article <6.1.2.0.2.20060129073238.0233a750@raptor.psccos.co m>, Dan O'Reilly writes:
    >Can you run your X11 connections over TCP/IP successfully?


    Currently, no. Because the firewall prevents it (6000 is not open, only 399)
    Why do you think this is important ?

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    Peter "EPLAN" LANGSTOEGER
    Network and OpenVMS system specialist
    E-mail peter@langstoeger.at
    A-1030 VIENNA AUSTRIA I'm not a pessimist, I'm a realist

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