Re: can xdmcp be made secure...
>>>>> "Walter" == Walter Tautz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Walter> as far as i can see the initial login passes the passwd in
Walter> cleartext? obviously once I'm logged in I can use ssh to login
Walter> into other hosts with relative security,but what about the
Walter> initial login on an x-terminal?
I'm not sure of any program that encrypts X traffic. Maybe someone
else knows more about this.
If you log into an X-terminal, and then do ssh to another host, the
communication between the terminal and the login host is not protected
by ssh. So your ssh password is transmitted in cleartext!
G. ``Iggy'' Geens - ICQ: #64109250
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