Martĳn van de Streek
martijn at foodfight.org
Wed Aug 10 23:46:16 CDT 2005
On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Robert Fleming wrote:
> No firewall, and in explaination that ubuntu doesn't install any service
> applications. But in truth the first thing that is started up is a
> service application which is very vulnerable by default and opens it's
> port the world. X is still a vulnerable application and is still
> running the service on an open port.
X doesn't use TCP connections by default, you have to enable TCP connections
explicitly remove "-nolisten tcp" from the command line in /etc/gdm/gdm.conf
to enable them.
Look for DisallowTCP=true in there (there's a bit of explanation in there as
Never moon a werewolf.
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