Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd May 2006 20:28 UTC
X11, Window Managers An open-source security audit program funded by the US Department of Homeland Security has flagged a critical vulnerability in the X Window System which is used in Unix and Linux systems. Coverity, the San Franciso-based company managing the project under a $1.25 million grant, described the flaw as the "biggest security vulnerability" found in the X Window System code since 2000.
Permalink for comment 120732
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Beresford
Member since:
2005-07-06

I know that, but your original comment make's it sound like this wouldn't have been the case if it was closed source.
Maybe I just misunderstood your comment, sorry.

Reply Parent Score: 1