Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 111771
SMB password visible when printing
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:25:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
If you configure for printing through an smb server, then start a
print job and do a ps you will see your SMB password displayed, for
everyone to see, as an argument to smbclient.
By using the -A option it is possible to put the workgroup, user and
password in a, read-protected of course, file.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure for SMB printing
3. Do a ps immdiately after
Actual Results: Password is visible
Expected Results: Password not visible
Nothing we can do about it from redhat-config-printer's side of it.
CUPS needs a URI, that's all the control we have.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 101052 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.