Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-01:58.lpd

From: Kris Kennaway (
Date: 08/30/01

Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 12:39:48 -0700
From: Kris Kennaway <>
To: Rob Simmons <>

On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 03:33:54PM -0400, Rob Simmons wrote:
> I'm assuming that running lpd with -p to prevent it from opening a port is
> also safe? I didn't see that mentioned in the advisory.

It would probably make it safe from being *remotely* exploited. Local
users who can submit jobs can still do it.


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