[ANNOUNCE] X.Org Security Advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri May 24 01:10:55 PDT 2013


On 23 May 2013 23:36, Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> wrote:
> I still agree with most of my quotes that got captured there, including the one
> blaming daniels for not saving us from all manner of XKB woes.   (I know, XKB2
> would fix it all, if only the laptop was returned by the thief we all curse.)

Well, yes-ish.  To actually properly fix the problem, you'd have to go
back in time and stop SGI from encoding XKB into the Xlib ABI!

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