CUPS 1.1.19 does not drop priveleges properly

Mike Sweet mike at
Sun Jul 13 05:01:13 PDT 2003

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Today I discovered a potential security hole in CUPS 1.1.19. I don't know any 
> meaningful exploit but I didn't search well.
 > ...

Please post a trouble report using the form at:

That will allow us to track the issue and provide you with feedback
as soon as it is fixed in CVS.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products                  mike at
Printing Software for UNIX             

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