Mandrake: LPRng
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Mandrake LPRng, using the default configuration,the lpd daemon will accept job submissions from any remote host.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

Package name:           LPRng
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2002:042
Date:                   July 4th, 2002
Affected versions:      8.1, 8.2

Problem Description:

 Matthew Caron pointed out that using the LPRng default configuration,
 the lpd daemon will accept job submissions from any remote host.  These
 updated LPRng packages modify the job submission policy in 
 /etc/lpd.perms to refuse print jobs from remote hosts by default.


Updated Packages:

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 10dafcc4db311da019969a134daee713  8.1/RPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
 a58655d5d3fa180652d641084455b77a  8.1/SRPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
 7113a7e2c35245b2baecf3b7c6db73e5  ia64/8.1/RPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 a58655d5d3fa180652d641084455b77a  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/LPRng-3.7.4-7.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2:
 c22c7e66ba57a5adc12bc989e3e315d0  8.2/RPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 ef4539669b170549739a538c530131e9  8.2/SRPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.src.rpm
 Mandrake Linux 8.2/ppc:
 5e1648382bb3df0d7bc1f388f57d2235  ppc/8.2/RPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 ef4539669b170549739a538c530131e9  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/LPRng-3.8.6-2.1mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see for more information):


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