security extension

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Mon Jan 6 13:51:34 PST 2014

On Sun, Jan 05, 2014 at 07:34:23PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
> > [...the security extension...]  A lot of people use X remotely with
> > ssh which is unsafe without something like this.
> What's unsafe about that?  I don't see anything offhand, but I haven't
> thought about it for long enough for that to mean much.

ssh merely encrypts the connections between the two hosts, but the usual
issues with X itself still apply (every client has access to every other
client, more-or-less).


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