Paul on Wed, 17 Oct 2001 23:54:35 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] KMail from root

> Wait... you're logging into KDE, as root, and doing (well, anything
> at all, but...) such things as xhost +<anything>?
> Do you understand the implications of this?

Well, the most immediate effect is the ability to send mail to the PLUG list 
without delay.

Security-wise, "xhost + localhost" allows anyone logged into my system to 
to use my display.

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