9.10 Security Note on Configuring SMB Printers
Windows network shares are also referred to as Samba or SMB
shares. When you configure a printer on an SMB share, you must enter
a username and password for the print queue.
The username and password are stored as unencrypted text in the
file. This file has read-only permissions for users with root
privileges, so any user with root privileges can read the username
and password for the print queue.
To reduce the impact of possible security violations, make sure
that the username and password required to access the print queue is
used only for the print queue. This ensures that any possible
security violation is restricted to unauthorized use of the print