Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3029-1 cups -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 May 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1011769.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-26691.
- More information:
Joshua Mason discovered that a logic error in the validation of the secret key used in the
localauthorisation mode of the CUPS printing system may result in privilege escalation.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-8+deb9u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
For the detailed security status of cups please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/cups
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS