Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2047-1 cups -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Dec 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-2228.
More information:

An issue has been found in cups, the Common UNIX Printing System(tm).

An incorrect bounds check could lead to a possible out-of-bounds read and local information disclosure in the printer spooler.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.5-11+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

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