Re: [dwm] vulnerability in slock

From: pancake <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 12:20:10 +0100 (CET)

I hacked slock and thinkfinger tools to work together, and it works fine
for me, but this is a terribly ugly hack.

Here's the thinkfinger patch:

Here's the ^meta-bs stuff:

Que ho disfrutis ;)


> At least in slock 0.6, nothing prevents me from killing the Xorg server
> with control+alt+backspace, returning to an open tty.
> Also, I cannot unlock ever: the screen turns black on launching slock,
> then I type my password and push return. Slock beeps and that's it, no
> unlocking. I have a fingerprint reader enabled that I use on the gnome
> side. 'pam' is setup so that sudo does not ask for the finger tip swipe.
> I fail to see why should pam interfere with slock, but I can't see any
> other source of inteference other than pam.
> Any hints appreciated.
> Albert
Received on Mon Mar 12 2007 - 12:20:05 UTC

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