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Re: GNOME'e nterm service


[I Cc'ed the maintainer of gnome-session.]

On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 12:56:28PM +0100, Colin Phipps wrote:
> As to why it listens on all interfaces, pass, probably it needs to so gnome 
> apps running on different machines can communicate.
> #include <netinet/firewall.h>
We should made *this* configurable by debconf. As Debian (should) have security
as one goal, there's really no need for programs to have doors open to the
net. And which novice can use firewall rules under Linux?
(I doubt that gnome-session is programmed by someone who has security as
first position in mind this could easily lead to a windows like 
crash-me-simply-attack problem)

> Colin


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