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Home » Hacking News » MDKSA-2002:042-LPRng


by Nikola Strahija on July 5th, 2002 Matthew Caron pointed out that using the LPRng default configuration, the lpd daemon will accept job submissions from any remote host. These updated LPRng packages modify the job submission policy in /etc/lpd.perms to refuse print jobs from remote hosts by default.


Updated Packages:

Mandrake Linux 8.1:
10dafcc4db311da019969a134daee713 8.1/RPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
a58655d5d3fa180652d641084455b77a 8.1/SRPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
7113a7e2c35245b2baecf3b7c6db73e5 ia64/8.1/RPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.ia64.rpm
a58655d5d3fa180652d641084455b77a ia64/8.1/SRPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2:
c22c7e66ba57a5adc12bc989e3e315d0 8.2/RPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
ef4539669b170549739a538c530131e9 8.2/SRPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2/ppc:
5e1648382bb3df0d7bc1f388f57d2235 ppc/8.2/RPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
ef4539669b170549739a538c530131e9 ppc/8.2/SRPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see for more information):


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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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