Bug 111771 - SMB password visible when printing
SMB password visible when printing
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 101052
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-09 16:57 EST by Jean Francois Martinez
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:00:21 EST
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Description Jean Francois Martinez 2003-12-09 16:57:24 EST
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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.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure for SMB printing
2. Print
3. Do a ps immdiately after

Actual Results:  Password is visible

Expected Results:  Password not visible

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-12-09 18:18:08 EST
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.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2004-06-18 17:54:40 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 101052 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:00:21 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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