xlockmore - serious security issue
tarc at tarc.po.cs.msu.su
Tue Jun 13 12:44:24 UTC 2006
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 04:45:20PM +0400, Tarc wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 03:18:16PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > For months I've been in doubt, holding my own insanity
> > responsible for compromising my own workstation for
> > several times on end.
> I don't have _any_ problems, my config args follow.
> ** Without BAD_PAM I have troubles with lock out my X Display.
> /usr/ports/x11/xlockmore>make showconfig
> ===> The following configuration options are set for xlockmore-5.22:
> MESAGL=on "Enable Mesa 3D (for GL modes)"
> MB=on "Enable Xmb function series"
> SYSLOG=on "Enable syslog logging"
> DISABLE_ALLOW_ROOT=off "Allows users to turn off allowroot"
> NICE_ONLY=off "Enable only low cpu modes"
> BLANK_ONLY=off "Enable blank mode only (boring)"
> PAM=on "Enable PAM authentication support"
> BAD_PAM=on "Xlock will ask PAM with root rights"
> Best regards,
> Arseny Nasokin
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