X2Go Bug report logs - #508
X2GoSession class: add clipboard session parameter

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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: Christoph Anton Mitterer <calestyo@scientia.net>

Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 02:48:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: pending, security

Fixed in version 0.5.0.0

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

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Subject: SECURITY:  x2goclient allows clipboard sniffing
From: Christoph Anton Mitterer <calestyo@scientia.net>
To: submit@bugs.x2go.org
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 04:38:28 +0200
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Package: x2goclient
Severity: grave
Tags: security

Hi.

From: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=714588


It seems that per default (and I even found no way to disable it)
x2goclient (and perhaps other
related tools?) transmit the content of the clipboard to the remote
host.

As this may easily contain passwords or other sensitive information,
this is a extremely
critical hole.


Cheers,
Chris.


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