Re: Am I missing something or is this a HUGE security flaw?
Luiz Otavio L. Zorzella wrote:
> If someone told me he could enter in my accout if I left my screen
> locked I would say he's nuts, but that's exactly what I found out.
> It is a simple combinated use of X and xlock when xdm isn't used.
> How? Let's say someone simply locks his computer with xlock.
> All you need to do is change to text virtual console 1 with
> CTRL-ALT-F1 (or whatever console X was started in) and press
> CTRL-C. That will kill X and give you the person's login.
> Am I missing something?
Don't start X that way.
see shy jo
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