Security question [#58427]

Michael Goffioul goffioul at
Wed May 14 13:06:40 BST 2003

> Do you mean that there is no GUI for printing using another ID bc' the server
> might be misconfigured, ie. without basic security enabled? What is stopping
> a user from using the CLI (besides the fact that they might not be aware of
> how to do it)? This really seems bad security through bad obscurity.

Well, CLI like "lpr" does not allow the user to change its ID. AFAIK, there's
no option to change the username.

But as I said, I can re-enable it. I'll commit a patch later today.


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