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: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#258: Bug#258: Bug#258: Bug#258: SECURITY:
 x2goclient allows clipboard sniffing
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To: Christoph Anton Mitterer <calestyo@scientia.net>, 258@bugs.x2go.org, x2go-dev@lists.berlios.de
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Sorry, quickfix:
s/implicitly/explicitely/

2013/7/2, Nable 80 <nable.maininbox@googlemail.com>:
> Hi, Chris.
>
>> So it directly goes into the local X server?
>> Wow... that's awful... like a security nightmare...
> Then, you don't use ssh -X/-Y, do you?
>
>> And people don't see x2go (or VNC, or rdp) like a direct access
>> to their X server (as in plain X forwarding with xauth and that like).
> Why do you think so? Because they have it in window and didn't specify
> any option that exactly means 'turn on X11 forwarding'?
> After all, I think that it's not a grave issue as most people use X11
> forwarding for rather trusted hosts (or just don't care).
>
> One additional note: it's possible to turn on clipboard forwarding in
> RDP and VNC (and it's a very useful thing) but AFAIR in most clients
> _one have to specify it implicitly_ (and sometimes there's a separate
> option that allows some restricted clipboard access, for example:
> copying from remote to local but not vise versa). May be someone will
> make a patch to implement such options in X2Go.
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