Windows X Server security issues (keylogging)

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by wearetheborg, Sep 3, 2010.

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  1. wearetheborg

    wearetheborg Registered Member

    Nov 14, 2009
    Based on the corresponding thread for linux, I gather that windows suffers from the same issues.
    Question: Suppose I am running two LUA accounts (XP say) concurrently. Can this vulnerability allow embedded scripts in LUA account 1 to access the xserver events in LUA 2?
  2. katio

    katio Guest

    No. First of all Windows doesn't use anything like the X Window client/server Architecture To my knowledge there is no way to do that without privilege escalation (e.g. break out of LUA and run an ordinary keylogger).

    MS:FOSS 1:0
    doesn't happen too often :p
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