cups-base problem

zbigniew szalbot zbigniew at
Sat Nov 10 01:22:42 PST 2007


Aryeh M. Friedman pisze:
> > Aryeh M. Friedman pisze:
> >>> I am not sure I understand the message about remote execution
> >>> of arbitrary code.
> >> That is just saying that if the security issue is a problem for
> >> you don't upgrade (i.e. go ahead if you don't care).
> >>
> > Thanks but I think I now understand even less :) If a security
> > issue is a problem, don't upgrade???
> My understanding of the issue is under some situations cups-base may
> allow an attacker to execute arbitary commands (not sure with what privs)
All clear now. Thanks a lot!
> >
> > Not sure also how one could go ahead? There is no option to
> > continue. The message appears and that's all. I am not given any
> > option.
> Remove the "FORBIDDEN=" line in the makefile
I appreciate it! Thank again!

Zbigniew Szalbot

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