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comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 6/7
Section - 132) How do I get around the frame-buffer security hole?

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	On many systems the frame-buffer is unsecured by default; this permits 
anyone who can log into your workstation to peek at your windowing session by 
accessing the frame-buffer directly, or, as less of a privacy issue but perhaps
more annoying, to [accidentally] start up a second X session on your console 
display. Check the man page for fbtab(5).

[Thanks to Art Mulder (art@cs.ualberta.ca); 2/93.]

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Top Document: comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 6/7
Previous Document: 131) How do I get around the SunOS 4.1 security hole?
Next Document: 133) TOPIC: BUILDING X PROGRAMS

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