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X11 Server Unauthenticated Access Open (CVE-1999-0526)

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X11 Server Unauthenticated Access Open (CVE-1999-0526)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/01/1997
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/29/2014
Modified
05/25/2017

Description

An X server's access control is disabled (e.g. through an "xhost +" command) and allows anyone to connect to the server.

Solution(s)

  • x11-disable-open-access

References

  • x11-disable-open-access

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