[Bug 1789] On linux use abstract socket for X11 connections if possible

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Fri Jul 2 17:29:52 EST 2010


--- Comment #8 from jchadima at redhat.com  ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Isn't the solution for SELinux rules breaking /tmp to fix the SELinux
> rules? 

The namespaces create separate /tmp directories for each logged user.
(and one for system also). There is no possibily to make system sockets
under /tmp

Abstract sockets look like a complete trainwreck waiting to
> happen: a brand new, completely unstructured but shared namespace, with
> zero intrinsic security protections (not even filesystem permissions)
> where every consumer application must implement security controls
> correctly, rather than letting the kernel do it.
> At the very least, I think we will wait a while before rushing to add
> support for this to OpenSSH.

Have you any other idea how safely solve this need?

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