Re: with firefox on X11, any page can pastejack you anytime

Re: with firefox on X11, any page can pastejack you anytime

Open Source Security 

Posted by Turistu on Oct 19

That’s not a problem with „shell security“. Paste is just a form of
**trusted user input** (just as keyboard input). The bracketed-paste
and other features are for convenience, they’re not supposed to
help against a rogue X11 app (who could just as well simulate keyboard
input with the XTest X11 extension instead of complicating itself
with setting up selections that the user has to paste).

Indeed, as already described in my…
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