[CentOS] Problem with export X

Wed Apr 6 21:21:43 UTC 2005
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 15:48, William Hooper wrote:
> >>
> >> http://openssh.org/faq.html#3.13
> >>
> >
> > There are probably at least a dozen people somewhere that might
> > understand that paragraph, but I'm not one of them.  What's the difference
> > between a trusted and untrusted cookie, and why do I need to care now?  (I
> > think this relates to when -X works from the client and when -Y is
> > necessary, but maybe not...).
> As "man ssh_config" states "See the X11 SECURITY extension specification
> for full details on the restrictions imposed on untrusted clients."  This
> is really an option that SSH passes to xauth.

Thanks, but you still lost me at 'untrusted'.  What makes a client
trusted or not?   If it's left up to me to decide, why would I run
an untrusted one at all?

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com