Mandrake X session Local Xauthority Bypass Vulnerability

Solution:
Remove the following line in the /etc/X11/Xsession file and restart X.

/usr/X11R6/bin/xhost + localhost

Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this by running the md5sum program on the downloaded package by using "md5sum package.rpm".

Linux-Mandrake 7.0:
9b93ae07b177ec62a2a3110924060bb4 7.0/RPMS/xinitrc-2.4.4-11mdk.noarch.rpm 533f227e13cb6a6e5e5a7c0a9b6104d0 7.0/SRPMS/xinitrc-2.4.4-11mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
8984bca66a1cf8f178125435cc8c786d 7.1/RPMS/xinitrc-2.4.4-24mdk.noarch.rpm e75b9cd8fa7b598131fe3e489a934966 7.1/SRPMS/xinitrc-2.4.4-24mdk.src.rpm



 

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