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From: Perry E. Metzger (perrywasabisystems.com)
Date: Fri Nov 23 2001 - 10:36:46 CST
NetBSD Security Officer <security-officernetbsd.org> writes:
> Quick workaround:
> If you are running /usr/sbin/lpd, and you do not need it, stop it.
> If you have /etc/hosts.lpd which is open to everyone, you will want to
> tighten the setup so that no malicious parties can access your
> remote printer.
You might have wanted to mention the "-s" flag to lpd, which would be
of use for many folks who would otherwise have to shut off lpd entirely.
Note that we have "-s" set in our default flags for lpd already, and
that the "-s" flag was added very very long ago.
-- Perry E. Metzger perrywasabisystems.com -- NetBSD Development, Support & CDs. http://www.wasabisystems.com/