Security Controls

PRNT-2307 - CUPS configuration file permissions

Description

The configuration file (cupsd.conf) should be have limited file permissions. This reduces who can see the configuration of the CUPS daemon. Generally it should not be readable for normal users.

Group

Printing

How to solve

Adjust file permissions of /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

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