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Bug 89683 - LPRng-3.7.4-28.2 prohibits remote access to lpd
LPRng-3.7.4-28.2 prohibits remote access to lpd
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: LPRng (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-04-25 19:22 EDT by Konrad J. Hambrick
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-29 10:22:58 EDT
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ps2pdf of RedHat Advisory Page for LPRNg (11.21 KB, application/octet-stream)
2003-04-27 17:12 EDT, Konrad J. Hambrick
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Description Konrad J. Hambrick 2003-04-25 19:22:11 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.9-31 i686)

Description of problem:
LPRng-3.7.4-28.2 /etc/lpd.perms prevents
remote printer access by  default.

This is different behaviour from the previous

Please give the users a heads up !

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to LPRng-3.7.4-28.2
2. Try to print from remote client
3. Remote Printing is disallowed by default by lpd

Actual Results:  print jobs queue on remote clients

Expected Results:  print jobs transferred to remote server and
committed to paper

Additional info:

please add a heads up to your update info page !
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-04-27 16:54:27 EDT
This is explained in the advisory.
Comment 2 Konrad J. Hambrick 2003-04-27 17:12:33 EDT
Created attachment 91321 [details]
ps2pdf of RedHat Advisory Page for LPRNg

this is a .pdf of the RedHat Advisory Page.
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2003-04-28 03:56:02 EDT
That advisory ought to reference
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2002-089.html, where this behaviour
intentionally changed.  Sorry, didn't realise it didn't.
Comment 4 Konrad J. Hambrick 2003-04-28 09:50:03 EDT
twaugh --

Thanks for the url.

Now I need to find out how I
missed the previous update ...

( LPRng-3.7.4-28.1.i386.rpm )

-- kjh
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2003-04-29 10:22:58 EDT
It turns out to be extremely awkward to change this retrospectively; sorry. 
We'll pay closer attention in future.

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