writes: Rafal (of invisiblethingslab.com) details a method of gaining root in a Linux Desktop (for Fun and Profit *wink* *wink*).
Joanna Rutkowska blogs that this even circumvents the famed NSA Secured-Edition Linux sandboxing of Xorg.
Details all in here.
Biggest ramification is that this is not a bug, but a Xorg design feature!
I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when
it has been used to commit a murder.
-- M. Gallaher