X2Go Bug report logs - #335
Users can inject arbitrary data into Pyhoca-GUI via .bashrc

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Package: python-x2go; Maintainer for python-x2go is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for python-x2go is src:python-x2go.

Reported by: "Dan Halbert" <halbert@halwitz.org>

Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:48:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: confirmed, pending

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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tag #333 pending
fixed #333


X2Go issue #333 (src:x2goclient) reported by you has been
fixed in X2Go Git. You can see the changelog below, and you can
check the diff of the fix at:


The issue will most likely be fixed in src:x2goclient (

X2Go Git Admin (on behalf of the sender of this mail)

commit c121b7e2d3d83abdc2d7a29637bc3294e38b2ec3
Author: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
Date:   Tue Oct 29 13:36:58 2013 +0100

    Perform sanity checks on data that comes in from X2Go Servers. Prohibit the execution of arbitrary code via the ~/.bashrc file. (Fixes: #333).

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index e484ba5..e069591 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -8,6 +8,9 @@ x2goclient ( UNRELEASED; urgency=low
     + Store broker HTTPS certificate exceptions in
       $HOME/.x2go/ssl/exceptions (before: $HOME/ssl/exceptions).
       (Fixes: #328).
+    + Perform sanity checks on data that comes in from X2Go Servers.
+      Prohibit the execution of arbitrary code via the ~/.bashrc file.
+      (Fixes: #333).
   * Pull-in packaging changes from Debian.
   [ Ricardo Díaz Martín ]

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