Xorg listening on the WAN?
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Tue Jun 26 05:48:15 UTC 2012
Xorg -nolisten tcp to disable at all
to disable wan only use firewall
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Walter Hurry wrote:
> FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE
> I think Xorg is listening on external addresses:
> $ sockstat -46 |grep Xorg
> root Xorg 1573 1 tcp6 *:6000 *:*
> root Xorg 1573 3 tcp4 *:6000 *:*
> $ netstat -a|grep x11
> tcp4 0 0 *.x11 *.* LISTEN
> tcp6 0 0 *.x11 *.* LISTEN
> I'm new to FreeBSD, but if I interpret this correctly, x11 is listening
> for connections on port 6000 for connections from any IPv4 or IPv6
> I don't think I'm in any immediate danger, as I am behind a router which
> will block incoming connection attempts, which (virtually) all seem to be
> on the http port (80) anyway.
> But it would give me a warm fuzzy feeling to stop x11 listening
> externally at all - I don't think I need it. How can I go about that
> In case it makes a difference, I am using XDM with standard LXDE. I do
> not use startx to initiate my sessions.
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