[Full-Disclosure] Xfree86 video buffering?
michael.holstein at csuohio.edu
Fri Feb 25 14:55:14 GMT 2005
> All kidding aside, this seems to be a real security issue. Your system
> shouldn't be showing unauthorized users what you were doing. It should
> properly flush the memory.
Seems like an easy fix would be to write a routine into KDM to write 4-5
seconds worth of something benign (like the KDE logo in different spots)
to the screen before logout/shutdown (note how 2000/XP already do this
with the 'preparing to shutdown' screen? Maybe there's a reason for that).
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