Lynis Security Controls

PRNT-2307 - CUPS configuration file permissions


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.



How to solve

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

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