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Re: [suse-security] closing port 6000



I've had problems with this too.

My workaround what I use now is instead of starting Xwindows
with startx from the console, I use the following script.






On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Lindomar Santos wrote:

> To: david <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> From: Lindomar Santos <lindomar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] closing port 6000
>
> Hi David,
>
> You have to edit /etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/Xservers
>
> :0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 vt07 -nolisten tcp
>
>
> ps: In suse box 8.2
>
>
>       __|__                By Lindomar,
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>
> On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, david wrote:
>
> > I dont want to filter the port, I want to close it
> > i dont understand why i easly can close port 6000 on slackware and mandrake
> > but suse just cant
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday 20 January 2004 9:03 am, Philippe Vogel wrote:
> > > > david wrote:
> > > > > is there another configuration file to close this port ?
> > > >
> > > > /etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm
> > > >
> > > > This may/should be a link (or /opt/... should be)
> > >
> > > With yast you can configure there is no remote access to X.
> > >
> > > If you want to have ports not closed but in steath mode you will have to
> > > patch iptables with the grsecurity iptables-patch (you will need kernel
> > > sources as well).
> > > This patch implements steathmode for filtering (afaik this will even not
> > > work with ack-packets scans).
> > >
> > > Philippe
> >
> >
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