[SunRay-Users] Kiosk mode security problem?
lars.tunkrans at bredband.net
Tue Oct 20 21:58:23 EEST 2009
I Filed the first report on this bug more than a year ago. I
can confirm that its fixed with a later JDS Desktop Patch.
Jörg Barfurth skrev:
> Antony Healey schrieb:
>> I’ve been using the Kiosk mode with the only application (as
>> ‘Critical’) being Firefox. To my mind, this should mean that Firefox
>> is the only thing the user can see/use.
>> Yet we’ve discovered that if you “right-click” on the Orange menu
>> button, you can open up a floating menu and “Browse” is available.
>> You can then browse the local file system.
>> That hardly qualifies as ‘kiosk’ in my mind. Can anyone recommend an
>> easy way to prevent this from happening, is there a place to turn
>> this off for all kiosk-mode users?
> This is a known bug (6519615) in JDS, that should be fixed with recent
> revisions (-28 and later; -34 is current) of the GNOME Desktop Patch
> Alternatively you can use the CDE-based kiosk session with your
> firefox application or create a special kiosk session that does not
> involve an entire desktop environment, but only starts firefox - and
> an X window manager of your choice, if your firefox application
> requires multiple/popup windows.
> - Jörg Barfurth
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