X2Go Bug report logs - #666
point out that x2gobroker is not a security feature

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Package: x2gobroker; Maintainer for x2gobroker is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2gobroker is src:x2gobroker.

Reported by: Stefan Baur <X2Go-ML-1@baur-itcs.de>

Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2014 00:00:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch, pending

Fixed in version 0.0.3.0

Done: X2Go Release Manager <git-admin@x2go.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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To: Stefan Baur <X2Go-ML-1@baur-itcs.de>, 666@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#666: point out that x2gobroker is not a security
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Hi Stefan,

On  Fr 07 Nov 2014 00:50:55 CET, Stefan Baur wrote:

> Package: x2gobroker
> Severity: wishlist
>
> Please add a prominent note to x2gobroker's man page that it is *not*
> intended as a security feature - a user can still launch x2goclient
> without the broker parameter and set it to run any executable the user
> has exec permission for on the server.
>
> As always, group membership and file permissions *MUST* (MUST as
> defined in RFC2119 https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt) be used to
> limit a user's access to executables on the server.
>
> - -Stefan

Do you think you could write down such an additional note for the man  
page and send it back to this bug (in plain text)?

I will work that text into the man page then.

Thanks,
Mike

PS: if you will, tag this bug with "patch" once you have sent that  
text passage...

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