The Register: This two-year-old X.org give-me-root hole is so trivial to exploit, you can fit it in a single tweet

The Register: This two-year-old X.org give-me-root hole is so trivial to exploit, you can fit it in a single tweet. “X.org, the X Window server used by various desktop Linux and BSD operating systems, has – depending on its configuration – a security vulnerability that can be exploited to gain root powers.”