Bug 3154 - insecure default listening
: insecure default listening
Status: CLOSED FIXED
: Sisyphus
(All bugs in Sisyphus/xinitrc)
: unstable
: all Linux
: P5 blocker
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Reported: 2003-10-13 17:41 by
Modified: 2005-07-13 15:45 (History)


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Description From 2003-10-13 17:41:25
By default, X server listens on all interfaces: 
 
$ netstat -atne |fgrep :6000 
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:6000            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      0          38825 
 
This is insecure. 
127.0.0.1:6000 is enough for most cases.
------- Comment #1 From 2003-10-14 16:04:14 -------
Implemented "-nolisten tcp" in xinitrc-2.4.18-alt1 
------- Comment #2 From 2003-10-14 16:08:05 -------
thnx