The default configuration of the Xsession file in Mandrake Linux 7.1
and 7.0 bypasses the Xauthority access control mechanism with an
"xhost + localhost" command, which allows local users to sniff X
Windows events and gain privileges.
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BUGTRAQ:20000929 Mandrake 7.1 bypasses Xauthority X session security.
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