Openmoko Bug #1854: Xserver insecurely listens for TCP

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Sun Aug 24 16:29:42 CEST 2008

#1854: Xserver insecurely listens for TCP
 Reporter:  RuiSeabra        |          Owner:  openmoko-kernel          
     Type:  enhancement      |         Status:  new                      
 Priority:  normal           |      Milestone:                           
Component:  System Software  |        Version:                           
 Severity:  normal           |       Keywords:  Xserver security haspatch
Blockedby:                   |   Reproducible:  always                   
 Blocking:                   |  
 Xserver listens for TCP on port 6000 by default. If you really want to
 have that, you can change from a secure default into a less secure

 However, the default should not be to listen to anything at all since that
 is an attack vector which can be used to crack an OpenMoko.

 The solution is simple, just add {{{-nolisten tcp}}} to the Xserver's

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