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Re: SECURE?? [Re: Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't work under X? ]

On Tue, 08 Oct 1996 16:02:09 CDT Lukas Nellen (lukas@teorica0.ifisicac
u.unam.mx) wrote:

> phil@fifi.org said:
> > Here comes a small tcl/tk script which will appear under the xdm screen and 
> > give the opportunity to halt, reboot or go to a console session (ie kill xdm).
> As far as I understand TCL/Tk, those script give everybody with access to the screen immediate root access. As far as I can tell, tkmgr doesn't terminate when the user logs on. 

No because tkmgr is killed by the Xstartup_0 script.
I'm not sure it's 100% safe, but it should be safe enough...
Actually, I don't see breaches in this :-)


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