Subject: Re: Problem with "screen -r"
To: Tom Spindler <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/30/2006 07:43:15
On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 03:18:05PM -0700, Tom Spindler wrote:
> One very odd thing I've noticed is that if you type while the screen
> locks up and then detach the screen from elsewhere, what you typed
> appears at the original tty.

This could be a security problem.  e.g. if you type a password inside the
screen session (on a password prompt without echo, or with stars), it may
become visible on the original tty.